Purpose: To identify the relationship between difficulty in child-care and rapprochement crisis of child. Subjects: 413 mothers whose children attended kindergartens. Method: The mothers were given the questionnaire and asked to complete and return it. The questionnaire involved the difficulty in child-care scale (DCCS), rapprochement crisis scale (RCS). Results: Four factors were extracted from the RCS : Ambivalence, Closeness, Expansion of way to express, and Instability. The pearson correlation coefficient showed a significant relationship between DCCS and RCS for 4 and 5-year-olds. Conclusion: These results suggest the importance of assessing the rapprochement crisis when nurse assist mothers with difficulty in child-care.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||International Journal of Nursing Studies|
|Publication status||Published - 2002|
- Difficulty in child-care
- Rapprochement crisis
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