Anxiety of non-rooming-in parents of hospitalized children.

  title={Anxiety of non-rooming-in parents of hospitalized children.},
  author={David A. Alexander and Marjorie A White and Gillian M. Powell},
  journal={Children's health care : journal of the Association for the Care of Children's Health},
  volume={15 1},
This study examined levels of anxiety in 51 parents who did not room in with their young hospitalized children. The Spielberger State-Trait Inventory was used to measure parental anxiety twice, with a 3-day interval. Levels of anxiety were significantly higher in parents with a greater number of children at home, less education, and lower social status… CONTINUE READING