The Assessment of Factors Related to Family Life in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Akkaya K., Bezgin S., Elbasan B.

Güncel Pediatri, vol.20, no.1, pp.70-77, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcp.2022.48802
  • Journal Name: Güncel Pediatri
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.70-77
  • Keywords: Cerebral palsy, activities of daily living, family, child, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, MOTHERS, PARENTS, HEALTH, SIBLINGS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Many permanent problems can be seen together in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Therefore they need lifelong care and there are many factors that affect the family life of children with CP. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between factors such as the level of independence in daily living activities in children with CP, motor function levels, type of CP, and emotional state, cooperative activities, self-time, and family adjustment in the family.