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| Published: December 25, 2014

A Study of Mental Health among Patients of Tuberculosis (T.B.)

Mr. Bhavik J. Kamdar

Research Scholar, Maharaja Krushnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar. (Gujarat) Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.039/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.039

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This study was conducted to investigate the difference in Mental Health among Patients of Tuberculosis. Total 60 samples of Male and Female Tuberculosis patients were taken from Sir. T. General Hospital from Bhavnagar City (Gujarat). Their Samples were also taken the data was collected with the help of ‘Mental Health Inventory’ Developed by Dr. A. K. Shreevastav and Dr. Jagdish (1982).The Original Hindi Inventory was translated in Gujarati and Standardized by Bhava Thummar (2009). The Data was used to obtain the Mental Health measurement of the subjects. The collected data was statistically analyzed with the help of‘t’ test. The Results show that Mental Health for positive Self- Evaluation of the Male and Female Patients were significant (t =2.00). The Mental Health for perception of Reality of the Male and Female Patients were significant (t = 2.89). The Mental Health for Integration of Personality of the Male and Female Patients were not significant (t = 0.09).The Mental Health for Autonomy of the Male and Female Patients were not significant (t =0.81). The Metal Health for Group – oriented Attitude of the Male and Female Patients were significant (t = 2.52). The Mental Health for Environmental Mastery of the Male and Female Patients were not significant (t = 1.23). The overall Mental Health of the Male and Female Patients were not significant (t = 1.49).

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.039/20140201

10.25215/0201.039

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