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| Published: September 25, 2015

A Case of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Nicotine Abuse with Distorted Family Dynamics

Mr. Kannappa Setty V

MSW,Mphil, PhD Scholar and Psychiatric social worker), PSW Department, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Sanjeevkumar Manikappa

MSW, Mphil, Ph.D. Freelance Consultant and Psychosocial Care Trainer, Bangalore Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. R Dhanasekara Pandian

MSW, Mphil, Ph.D. Freelance Consultant and Psychosocial Care Trainer, Bangalore Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.002/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.002

ABSTRACT

In the 21st century where communicable diseases are being replaced by behavioral problems, there is increased need for psychiatric social work interventions in dealing with psychosocial issues and restoring individual functioning. Changing familial and social structures too have negatives impact on the management of psychiatric disorders, especially in rehabilitation of persons with severe mental illnesses. Here is a case study that highlights both the importance of and challenges in psychosocial Interventions.
The case study illustrates the rehabilitation process of a client with obsessive compulsive disorders, poor secondary social support, distorted family dynamics and frequent relapses. The client was enabled to make informed choices about his illness, occupation and social rehabilitation.
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Mr. Kannappa Setty V @ vksettymsw@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.002/20150204

10.25215/0204.002

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015