| Published: December 25, 2015
Family Adjustment, Social Adjustment and Depression in People with HIV Positive Diagnosis
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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© 2015 I A Gohil, V Parmar
Received: December 10, 2015; Revision Received: February 14, 2015; Accepted: December 25, 2015
Published in Annual Special Issue on HIV And Psychological Issues