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Impact of medical and spiritual counselling on the mental health of parent during their child’s illness

Mohamed, Mossad Abdelhak Shaban (2021) Impact of medical and spiritual counselling on the mental health of parent during their child’s illness. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 17 (5). p. 121. E-ISSN 2636-9346

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Abstract

During the child’s illness, family members need someone who gives them time, listens to them, educates them, guides them about the state of health, and reminds them of a proper Islamic approach during the scourge. This mentoring role is required in any case, especially for severe or chronic diseases that need further research to confirm the diagnosis. Furthermore, the understanding and competence of this guidance can lead to assurance and moderation of parent’s mental health. The assessment on the impact of medical and spiritual counselling among the medical team during the child’s illness and its impact on the parent’s mental health and the comparison with individual medical guidance. The purpose of the study is to compare the combined medical and spiritual counselling with individual medical counselling during a child’s illness and its impact on the mental health of the parent. A comparative study between the first two groups used a questionnaire that only included elements of medical guidance. The second group will be presented with a questionnaire containing the elements of medical and spiritual guidance performed by the team of doctors, nurses, or medical students while dealing with the patient in the Department of Paediatrics, International Islamic University Malaysia. A standard questionnaire for the medical team on medical and spiritual guidance elements and the degree of conveyance to the parent. Another questionnaire is used to determine the degree of assimilation, details of the condition, and the parent’s rate of anxiety, fear, or mental illness. Department of Paediatrics, Kulliyyah of Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia. This study used 200 cases involving all types of acute or chronic cases, whether they can be healed or required treatment. The number will be divided into two double-digit study groups, with 100 cases in each group. We will compare once in and once out for acute situations. In chronic cases, we will add follow-up after three months of patient discharge. First, this study will perform an advanced census to determine the performance of the medical team and its impact on the parent in the study groups. Then, the results will be compared in the two groups and their impact on the parent’s mental health. Does the addition of spiritual guidance to medical counselling reduce the rate of mental disorders towards the parent?

Item Type: Article (Meeting Abstract)
Additional Information: 8259/91356
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: Spiritual guidance, Child’s health, Medical, Counselling, Mental health
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Paediatrics
Depositing User: Assoc.prof mossad shaban
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2021 16:47
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2021 16:47
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/91356

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