| Published: September 30, 2019
Life Satisfaction among Primary Caregivers of Patients with Schizophrenia and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
Mental disorders became major challenges and public health problem in resent era. The prevalence of mental disorders is kept on rising globally. Schizophrenia is a complex disorder of brain function with broad variation in symptoms and signs, and in the course of the illness, The main objective of present study was to compare the level of life-satisfaction among primary caregivers of schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorders. For this purpose investigator has selected sample of 120 primary caregivers of schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorders. Life-satisfaction dimensions were measured through Life Satisfaction Scale developed and standardize by Dr. Pramod Kumar and Dr. Jayshree Dhyani. Findings of present research reported that primary caregivers of obsessive compulsive disorders have higher level of mental, social, job and marital satisfaction as compared to caregivers of schizophrenia. Whereas, both the groups of caregivers have more or less equal family satisfaction
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Received: August 19, 2019; Revision Received: September 25, 2019; Accepted: September 30, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 3, July-September, 2019