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| Published: December 25, 2014

An assessment of Adjustment Neuroticism among Cardiac patients

Dr. Thiyam Kiran Singh ,

Assistant Professor and Clinical Psychologist, Dept. of Psychology, AIBAS, Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur. Google Scholar More about the auther

Roderick Monteiro

M.Phil: Clinical Psychology trainee, Dept. of Psychology, AIBAS, Amity University Rajasthan, Jaipur Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.043/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.043

ABSTRACT

A heart-disease is a lifelong sickness, an irreversible condition that patients have to endure for life. The present study aims at assessing the adjustment–neuroticism of cardiac patients. A total sample of 60 out of which 33 chronic and 27 acute onset cardiac illness were collected from Vintage Hospital, Goa using Personal Data-Sheet and Adjustment-Neuroticism Dimensional Inventory. The result found chronic onset of their cardiac illness have more overall  maladjustment  when compare with acute cardiac illness and as well as most of the domains of adjustment namely ; Self Esteem - Self Inferiority, Nauturality – Obsessiveness, Independence – Dependence and Innocence – Guilt except calmness and anxiety. So it can be concluded from this study that chronic onsets of cardiac illness have more maladjustment when compare with acute onset of cardiac illness.
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Dr. Thiyam Kiran Singh, Roderick Monteiro @ thiyamkiransingh@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.043/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.043

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 1, October-December, 2014

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