Burnout syndrome in caregivers of children with ADHD

Other Title(s)

الاحتراق النفسي لدى مقدمي الرعاية للأطفال ذوي اضطراب فرط الحركة و تشتت الانتباه

Joint Authors

Arafah, Shayma M.
Lamlum, Muhammad

Source

The Arab Journal of Psychiatry

Issue

Vol. 32, Issue 1 (31 May. 2020), pp.54-68, 15 p.

Publisher

The Arab Federation of Psychiatrists

Publication Date

2020-05-31

Country of Publication

Jordan

No. of Pages

15

Main Topic

Psychiatry

Abstract EN

Bckground : parental burnout is a serious condition experienced by caregivers of children with developmental delays and disabilities, including ADHD children.

it has consequences for the work domain and parenting domain because of risks associated with child neglect, parental violence, suicidality and running away.

aim: the current study is a comparative cross-sectional study that compares burnout among caregivers of children with ADHD to that among caregivers of children without ADHD; asses sociodemographic factors associated with this burnout and to explore coping strategies among the caregivers of children with ADHD.

method: n=50 caregivers of children with ADHD and n=50 caregivers of children without ADHD were compared in three dimensions of burnout.

results : burnout syndrome was more common among caregivers of children with ADHD and was experienced more intensely by mothers, women of young age, caregivers of low socio-economic status or caring for a boy or a child with more severe forms of ADHD.

conclusion : concentration on the problem was the most common coping strategy and self-blame was the least common.

training sessions for caregivers of children with ADHD are recommended, including group therapy sessions.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Arafah, Shayma M.& Lamlum, Muhammad. 2020. Burnout syndrome in caregivers of children with ADHD. The Arab Journal of Psychiatry،Vol. 32, no. 1, pp.54-68.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-967632

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Arafah, Shayma M.& Lamlum, Muhammad. Burnout syndrome in caregivers of children with ADHD. The Arab Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 32, no. 1 (May. 2020), pp.54-68.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-967632

American Medical Association (AMA)

Arafah, Shayma M.& Lamlum, Muhammad. Burnout syndrome in caregivers of children with ADHD. The Arab Journal of Psychiatry. 2020. Vol. 32, no. 1, pp.54-68.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-967632

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 66-68

Record ID

BIM-967632