International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

Assessment of Caregiver Burden in Psychiatric Patients

Dr. Surabhi Agarwal [2] | Dr. Nilesh Naphade [2] | Dr. Jyoti Shetty [2]

Abstract: This study aims to assess the prevalence of caregiver burden in psychiatric illnesses, assessing gender differences in caregiver burden, correlating the duration of psychiatric symptoms & relationship of caregiver with patient, to the severity of burden.45 caregivers of patients with psychiatric illness were assessed on Zarit caregiver Burden interview scale & Dass 42 scale. Caregiver burden was prevalent in all patients, with greater burden perceived by females than by males. Longer duration of illnesses were associated with greater burden perceived. Parents of patients and spouses experienced greater burden followed by the children & siblings respectively.

Keywords: caregiver, burden, psychiatric illness

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,

Pages: 340 - 343

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Dr. Surabhi Agarwal, Dr. Nilesh Naphade, Dr. Jyoti Shetty, "Assessment of Caregiver Burden in Psychiatric Patients", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017, pp. 340-343,

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