Predicting Posttraumatic Growth among Primary Caregivers of Neonates with Hyperbilirubinemia Admitted in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  •  Simplejit Kaur Dhanoa    
  •  Manmohan Singh    


Preterm neonatal care is important aspect of parenting. The main objective of this study is to find out the predictors of Posttraumatic growth among primary caregivers of newborn babies affected with hyperbilirubinemia. In this study caregivers of preterm babies with hyperbilirubinemia were studied to find out the predictors of posttraumatic growth. The sample of 300 parents was collected. The results of this study were found that diverse variables such as coping skills, personality traits and parental stress are act as predictors of posttraumatic growth among parents of neonates with hyperbilirubinemia. In Conclusion, Neonate Caregivers need special psychological care as suggestions and recommendations are incorporated to prevent caregiver stress at initial stage and also need to promote mental health care professionals at antenatal and postnatal levels.

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