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| Published: September 25, 2016

Self Esteem, Anxiety, Depression and Stress among Physically Disabled People

Shahnawaz Mushtaq

Ph.D Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr Deoshree Akhouri

Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.128/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.128

ABSTRACT

Background: The aim of the present study is to investigate the self esteem, anxiety, stress and level of depression among the individuals who are differently able. The study investigated the psychological stressors, mental health and self image of the physically challenged people. Any physical disability leads to feelings of inadequacy which results in the feelings of depression, anxiety and low levels of tolerance. Material And Method: 50 physically challenged and 50 normal women and men were taken for the study. Result And Discussion: It was found that physically disabled people have low level of self esteem and high level of depression, stress and anxiety in comparison to normal population.

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Shahnawaz Mushtaq @ bhatshahpsy001@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.128/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.128

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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