Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : parental burnout


Covid-19: The Investigation On The Emotional Parental Burnout During Movement Control Order In Malaysia

Syazwani Aniyah Manja; Iylia Mohamad; Hazhari Ismail; Nurul Izzah Yusof

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 4912-4929

The moment when we have a child will be a very meaningful as we start to think that we begin our new life with new experience to explore with. Despite that, journey of parenting can be stressful especially when parents are facing other hard situation to handle and combine with some behavior of children that very unexpected, they may start to develop their parental burnout. In fact that the pandemic of Covid-19, the rapid cases increase day by day and affected all over the countries, most of the working parents have to stay and work from home and spend most of their time with children. Due to that situation, this study was examine the parental burnout during 2020 Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO) in three aspects, parental burnout checklist, parental neglect and also parental violence. The online questionnaire was given to the Malaysian Parents and a total of 158 completed the survey before the the Movement Control Order end.. The results shown there were no significant result of parents gender role, total number of children and having a helper or spouse to help. Thus, results were referred to high means score and found among parents gender role, father get higher with (M=55.79), parent with 2 children (M=56.18), not having a helper or maid (M54.44) and no spouse to help (M=56.32). The finding also found overall level of emotionally is at average to high level. Since parental burnout is a
serious situation that instancy requires more attention, parents are advised to find the best solution such as to contact Pusat Kesihatan Mental Masyarakat (MENTARI) as prepared by goverment for Malaysian before things get worse.

Working Parents And Emotionally Parental Burnout During Malaysia Movement Control Order (Mco)

Syazwani Aniyah Manja; Iylia Mohamad; Hazhari Ismail; Nurul Izzah Yusof

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 4930-4953

A working parent definitely refers to either a father or mother or both who take part in a work life. Usually, life of working parents is amazingly gratifying, but still it is not always an easy task for them to perform their routines life by combining their life hours and work together in order to perform their best for both families and careers. As matter of fact that COVID-19 spreading so fast all over countries, majority of a working parents need to stay at home while performing their task as a worker at home On account of that condition, this study was examining the emotionally parental burnout among working parents during 2020 Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO). The online survey was conducted to the Malaysian working parents and a total number of 145 working parents fulfilled the survey before the 2020 Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO) ended. The result shown that the level of emotionally parental burnout among working parent during Malaysia movement control order is at aaverage to high level with 84.8% which level that we need to put on alarm to give hands to help them before things get worse. Other than that, even there are not significant, but by mean score, a father is more likely facing a parental burnout where a father need to stay at home taking care of their families and stay together all day. Besides, parents who get salary in range of below RM 2000 and RM2001-RM4000, parent who still need to go to the office during MCO and parents who working more than 4 hours daily got the highest score of parental burnout.