The Faculty of Nursing participated in the first specialized international scientific conference on autism disorder, which was organized by the Central Technical University. The conference was attended by many researchers, as well as researchers from Britain, Canada and Germany.
In the same context, Dr. Murtadha Ghanim Adai and Mr. Dhafer Amin Jabbar participated in their research entitled Psychological and Social Perfection of Parents of Children Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder in Najaf City, where the aim of the research is to determine the level of psychological and social burdens experienced by parents who cares of children with autism spectrum as well as determine the negative effects and psychological and social burdens of caregivers and lead to lack of perfection in the psychological aspect.
The study found a close relationship between the psychosocial side of the parents and the level of autism spectrum disorder in children. The study also found a strong relationship between the level of psychological and social burdens and demographic information of the caregivers of their infected children