A STUDY TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF FAMILY BURDEN AMONG CARE PROVIDERS OF CLIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA AT A SELECTED SETTING IN COIMBATORE, TAMILNADU
PROFESSOR, MANSOROVAR GLOBAL UNIVERSITY
A study to assess the level of family burden among care providers of clients with schizophrenia at a selected setting in Coimbatore,Tamilnadu. Objectives 1. To assess the level of family burden among the care providers of client with schizophrenia. 2. To associate the level of family burden with the selected demographic variables of the care providers of client with schizophrenia. Methods & Materials A non-experimental descriptive research design was used in the study. The study was conducted at Kongunadu Mananala Arakkattalai, Coimbatore. After a formal permission and consent from the samples, data was collected. A non-probability purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample size, which was noted to be 100. The tools consisted of two sections: Section A - Demographical Variables and Section B â€“ Standardized Questionnaire. Results The findings revealed that care givers suffer from 24(24%) of the respondents low, 48(48%) of the respondents moderate, 28(28%) of the respondents high level of family burden. The findings also indicated that there was no statistically significant association found between the level of family burden care providers with the demographic variables. Conclusion The study concluded that care providers suffer from moderate level of family burden. So, need to provide psychological assistance to the caregivers to help them cope with the burden, stress and anxiety.
Keywords: Assess, Family burden, Caregiver, Schizophrenia, Clients.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)
Published on : 2022-04-26