Family Relationship and Gender as Correlates of Post-Traumatic Growth among Parents of Neonatal Death
Author(s): Eke OH, Chukwuma GE, Ebulum GC, Onyenyirionwu UG
The study investigated the family relation and gender as correlates of post traumatic growth among 40 (15 males and 25 females) parents of neonatal death. Participants were drawn from health facility in Eastern Nigerian. Cross-sectional design was used. Two instruments were used: Index of family relations Scale and Posttraumatic Growth Inventory. Multiple regression result shows that appropriate family relationship is a significant factor in posttraumatic growth among parents of neonatal death. The result indicated that gender is a significant predictor in posttraumatic growth among parents of neonatal death. Discussions and the implications were emphasized and suggestions were made for further studies.