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| Published: March 31, 2021

Impact of Caregiving on Burden among Caregivers of Psychotic Patients

Mr. Suresh Solanki

Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Psychology, School of Psychology, Philosophy & Education, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Kamayani Mathur

Supervisor, Professor & Head of Department of Psychology, Director, School of Psychology, Philosophy & Education, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.194/20210901

DOI: 10.25215/0901.194

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Aim the current study was aimed to find out the impact of caregiving on Burden among caregivers of psychotic patients. The total Sample consisted of 60 caregivers, equally distributed on types of psychotic patients (Schizophrenia and Depression) and type of duration of illness (Under 12 months and More than 12 months) selected purposive sampling technique from various hospital of Gujarat state. The studied Tool was Burden Assessment Schedule (BAS) developed by Thara, Padmavati, Kumar and Srinivasan was used for the data collection. Data was analyzed through Mean, S.D., ‘t’ – test. Result reveals that similar and no significant difference among schizophrenia and depression caregivers of psychotic patients regards to their burden. Significant difference among duration of illness under 12 months higher than more than 12 months caregivers regards to their burden.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.194/20210901

10.25215/0901.194

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021