The Coping Mechanism And Life Satisfaction Among Caregivers Having Children With Learning Disabilities

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Abstract


The caregiver used variety type of coping mechanism to cope with the challenges in raising children with Learning disabilities (Ld). This study aims to identify the correlation between the coping mechanisms used and life satisfaction. The study found that the reframing (p = .018), acquiring social support (p =. 006)and seeking spiritual support (p = .041) have positive correlation while a passive appraisal (p =. 021), has negative correlation with the life satisfaction. Thus, the selected coping mechanisms used may influencecaregivers in having a good life satisfactionacross the life spansubsequently give a positive propensity upbringing childhood with Ld. 




DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1912

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