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| Published: September 30, 2019

Life Satisfaction among Primary Caregivers of Patients with Schizophrenia and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

Mr. Nayan Solanki

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.085/20190703

DOI: 10.25215/0703.085

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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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.085/20190703

10.25215/0703.085

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 3, July-September, 2019