The effectiveness of cognitive-function stress management training in glycemic control in children and in mental health of mother caring for child with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Saghaei, Mozhdeh. and Omidi, Pouya. and Hashemi Dehkordi, Elham. and Safavi, Parvin. (2017) The effectiveness of cognitive-function stress management training in glycemic control in children and in mental health of mother caring for child with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews.

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Abstract

Aim: The study was aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a training course of cognitive-behavioral stress managementin glycaemia regulation in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus as well as in mental health status of their mothers. Materials and methods: Fifty children with type 1 diabetes mellitus and their mothers were selected and randomly assigned into two groups. A group of mothers (n = 25; as experimental one besides their children) passed a course, eight 2-h sessions, on the cognitive-behavioral and stress management, and the control group received the usual care. To evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention, before and after holding the course, glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1C) test was done on both groups of children, and also some information was collected from the mothers through interview and the DASS (depression, anxiety, stress scale) and PSI (parenting stress index) questionnaires. Results: After the intervention, HbA1c level decreased in the experimental group. Feeling of depression, anxiety and stress was significantly lower than the control group. Furthermore, training for parenting stress management positively affected on the sense of demanding, reinforcement, and adaptability in child domain and also on attachment, competence, depression, relationship with spouse and family health in parent domain. Conclusion: The intervention program was significantly effective in reducing the amount of HbA1c in diabetic children, and also reduced the intensity of psychosocial problems such as depression, anxiety and stress in the mothers caring for children with type 1 diabetes.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: cited By 0; Article in Press
Uncontrolled Keywords: Depression; Diabetes mellitus; Glycosylated hemoglobin; Parental stress; Stress management
Subjects: WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
WM Psychiatry
WS Pediatrics
QY Clinical Pathology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Clinical Sciences > Department of Pediatrics
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Clinical Sciences > Department of Psychiatry
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2017 04:01
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2018 09:39
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5274

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