Association between Maternal Attitudes and Self-esteem in Children and Adolescent with Learning Disorders at Srinagarind Hospital

  • ศิริวรรณ ปิยวัฒนเมธา คณะแพทยศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น
Keywords: Maternal attitude, Self-esteem, Learning disorders

Abstract

Association between Maternal Attitudes and Self-esteem in Children and Adolescent with Learning Disorders at Srinagarind Hospital

Siriwan Piyawattanametha M.D., Kusalaporn Chaiudomsom M.D., Niramol Patjanasoontorn M.D., Navanant Piyavhatkul M.D.

Abstract

Objectives:    To study association of maternal attitude and self-esteem in children and adolescent learning disorders and factors associated with self-esteem and maternal attitude

Methodology: This study was cross-sectional analytical study of children and adolescences age 10-18 whom were diagnosed with learning disorder by psychiatrist with DSM IV-TR criteria. Data collection was performed by using demographic questionnaires, Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale - Thai version (RSES) and Attitude of Child Care Scale. The author analyzed the data by descriptive analysis and logistic regression analysis using SPSS for Windows version 16.0

Results:         Thirty-seven pairs of mothers and children were included in the study. Mean age of the children was 11.41 years and mean of intellectual quotient was 107.25. Mean score of RSES was 28.16 (out of 40). Mean score of maternal attitude was 141.57 (out of 180). The study on correlation revealed maternal attitude was statistical significantly associated with child self-esteem (Correlation coefficient 0.569, p<0.001). Factors associated with child self-esteem were age (p=0.006), extra class (p=0.019), birth order (p=0.024), maternal marital status (p=0.044) and maternal education (p=0.004). Factors associated with maternal attitude were age (p<0.001), extra class (p=0.043), birth order (p<0.001), primary caregiver (p<0.001), maternal age (p=0.001) and maternal education (p=0.006).

Conclusion:    Maternal attitude was statistical significantly associated with child self-esteem in children and adolescent with Learning disorders. Factors associated with child self-esteem were age, extra class, birth order, maternal marital status and maternal education. Factors associated with maternal attitude were age, extra class, birth order, primary caregiver, maternal age and maternal education. This study had limitation due to single site study and had not included other factors that might be associated with self-esteem and maternal attitude.

Keywords      Maternal attitude, Self-esteem, Learning disorders

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Published
2021-01-09
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ปิยวัฒนเมธาศ. (2021). Association between Maternal Attitudes and Self-esteem in Children and Adolescent with Learning Disorders at Srinagarind Hospital. ournal of the sychiatric ssociation of hailand, 65(3), 233-244. etrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JPAT/article/view/234521