Psychologists have described the role of mothers in the rehabilitation of children after surgery

© RIA Novosti / Maxim Bogovidenie is not only treatment, but also to restore social ties. Archive photoPsychologists have described the role of mothers in the rehabilitation of children after surgery© RIA Novosti / Maxim Bogodvid

The restoration of the psyche of the mother and all family members should be the main criterion in the psychological rehabilitation of the child after heart surgery, said Professor of the Department of neuro — and pathopsychology, faculty of psychology of Moscow state University named after M. V. Lomonosov Maria Kovyazina.

Children with cardiovascular disease, particularly children under three years of age, particularly in need of comprehensive postoperative rehabilitation, including psychological support, aimed at reducing anxiety from the experienced situation and social adaptation, the expert said at a press conference in MIA «Russia today».

«A psychologist can’t replace the mother, which is probably our main statement, we (psychologists) can help mom to make up your psychological resource that she was sensitive to she was emotionally responsive to her child, and this is the most important need,» said Kovyazina.

In addition, according to psychologist scientific center of cardiovascular surgery them. A. N. Bakuleva RAMN Maria Kiseleva and young children and in adolescents, the observed relationship in relation to surgery before and after, so parents are very important to listen to your child.

«Type of attitude towards forthcoming surgical treatment are interrelated with the emotional state of the patient in the perioperative period and is associated with the postoperative period», — said the psychologist.

Hyper and its consequences

According to Cavasino, more than half of Russian mothers whose children suffered any operations, have increased anxiety, depressive symptoms and fears for the child suffered of the disease. However, the key moment in the formation of the postoperative period the child is, to avoid isolation and excessive care, said the head of the Department of neuro — and pathopsychology, faculty of psychology, Moscow state University. M. V. Lomonosov Alexander Thostov.

«Now all the parents are insane: they’re all anxious, everybody’s worried, everybody wants to isolate a child from all the dangers and do not allow it to develop. It is now described by psychologists: if you all the time baby’s will to protect, he will not learn himself to do anything, but in this situation parents believe that they have everything to do here such «good» intentions — sometimes nothing good,» said Kostov.

In addition, to ensure the psychological well-being of children the necessary independent scientific and expert centers, assessments used by psychologists methods for working with parents. Today is improved standards of interaction with children and their parents, and carried out additional clinical studies for the introduction of new techniques, the expert concluded.