An exploratory study on child stress as perceived by parents of pre-schoolers of Justinville Day Care Center.

Montano, Ana Leah S. and Romanes, Rizalyn C. and Sullo , Jeanebeb P. (1995) An exploratory study on child stress as perceived by parents of pre-schoolers of Justinville Day Care Center. Undergraduate thesis, De La Salle University-Dasmarinas.

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Abstract

This research was conducted to explore stress in pre-schoolers of Justineville Day Care Center. In particular it aimed to prove mainly the cause of stress in children and absolute coping mechanism of parents. Findings : On the basis of gathered data and interview resulting from this study, below are the findings. 1. The subjects are 75 pre-schoolers consisting of 34 females (45.33%) 41 males (54.75%). They belong to the nursery, kindergarten and preparatory levels. 2. There are 16 signs of stress observed by the pre-schoolers' parents. They belong to five headings: in their thoughts/feelings and others. 3. The male showed 48 signs of stress while the female showed only 27. The top 5 signs are : violence (9(), shouting (8), stubbornness (^), saying bad words (7), bullying with other children (5), and temper tantrums (5). 4. signs appeared in all children reagardless of levels in schooling, age and sex. 5. There are 9 incidents or events that caused stress in children. The top 4 are : birth of another child (24), spearations of parents (15), financial crisis, frequents quarrel, less attention given by parents, absence and death of loved ones (6), and the last are parental pressure. 6. There are 8 ways through which the parents coped up with their children's sign of stress. The most frequent is - when taking him along when parents go out (31) or 41.33%). The last three are : giving him more attention (8 or 10.67%), encouraging thim to make friends (4 or 5.33%) and changing their attitude (3 or 41%).

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: PSY 059 1995.
Keywords: Subjects : Stress (Psychology) -- Research; Stress in children.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Depositing User: Ms. Bibiana Alcantara
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2015 03:43
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2015 03:43
URI: http://thesis.dlsud.edu.ph/id/eprint/1087

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