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| Published: December 25, 2015

Family Adjustment, Social Adjustment and Depression in People with HIV Positive Diagnosis

Dr. Ashokbhai J. Gohil1

Laboratory Technician, Forensic Psychology Division, DFS, Gandhinagar Google Scholar More about the auther

, Vishal P. Parmar

M.phil Forensic Psychology Trainee , Institute of Behavioural Science (IBS), Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.521/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.521


The present research focuses on individuals suffering from HIV positive diagnosis. The study aims to understand the level of family and social adjustment and levels of depression in these people. For the same purpose, a sample of 240 individuals were selected from Ahmedabad and Bhavnagar regions out of them 120 (60 male and 60 female) were from Urban and 120 (60 male and 60 female) were from Rural area individuals who were suffering from HIV positive diagnosis. Gujarati adaptation of Bail adjustment inventory by Dr. D.J Bhatt and Chauhan and Tiwari’s depression scale was used for assessment. The data was analysed using ‘t’ test. Results indicate that there is better adjustment levels in family and social aspects and reduced levels of depression after counselling.

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.521/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.521

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 5, October-December, 2015

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