) Comparison of Obsessive Compulsive … Health Education and Health Promotion (HEHP

Seyedeh Zahra Alibakhshi, Parastou Moghadam, Marziyeh Mashalpoor, Zahra Ebadi, Sara Mousavi
2017 unpublished
Aim: This study aimed at comparing OCD and coping stress status in mothers of disabled children and mothers of normal children. Methods: This study was a comparative in terms of comparing obsessive-compulsive disorder and coping stress among mothers of disabled and normal children and correlation in terms of prediction of coping stress among two groups. All obsessive-compulsive women in Ahwaz, which was implemented on January 2017. 100 mothers of disabled children and 100 mothers of normal
more » ... ren were tested based on the severity of their OCD and their responses out of 40 scores: scores between 24-27, without OCD and scores between 27-32, with OCD, and scores greater than 32, very severe OCD and a functional disorder. Of these, 50 mothers of disabled children and 50 mothers of normal children having scores between 32 and 27 were selected for the test. In fact, their selection was done purposefully. Data collected with Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS), and Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations CISS, which were analyzed with SPSS 23. Findings: Mothers of normal children in stressfull conditions use problem-solving strategies. Approximately 68% of the variance criteria are predictable for OCD in the mothers of both disabled children and normal children. Accordingly, mothers of disabled children experience more stress than mothers of normal children. Conclusion: Mothers of disabled children use emotion-focused and avoided strategies for coping stress.