Knowledge Regarding Human Rights of Mentally Ill Persons among Adults: A Survey in Urban and Rural Wardha
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017

Knowledge Regarding Human Rights of Mentally Ill Persons among Adults: A Survey in Urban and Rural Wardha

Rashmi Rohilla

BACKGROUND Human rights are those rights inherited in every human being by virtue of being a person and are fundamental to our existence, without which we cannot live as a human being. Mental and behavioural disorders are accounted for 12 percentage of the global burden of diseases. People with mental disabilities all over the world experience human right violation, stigma and discrimination. OBJECTIVES (1) To assess the knowledge regarding human rights of mentally ill persons among rural and urban population of Wardha district. (2) To find out the association of the human rights knowledge with selected demographic variables. METHOD Tool used for the study is knowledge questionnaire regarding human rights of mentally ill persons. On experimental Descriptive study on 100 subjects which includes rural and urban population who are residing in selected area at Wardha by Non probability convenience sampling. RESULT From the study it was concluded that knowledge regarding human rights of mentally ill person is more among urban area in comparison to rural area. CONCLUSION & IMPLICATIONS After the completion of the study it is revealed that the knowledge regarding human rights of mentally ill person is more among urban population in comparison to rural population and hence the rural people need to be educated in this regard.

Keywords: human rights, mentally ill, fundamental rights, human right violation

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017

Pages: 139 - 140

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Rashmi Rohilla, "Knowledge Regarding Human Rights of Mentally Ill Persons among Adults: A Survey in Urban and Rural Wardha", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20176197, Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017, 139 - 140

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