International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Since Year 2012 | Open Access | Double Blind Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064



Downloads: 0

Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022


Emotional Intelligence and Perceived Stigma in the Care Takers of Schizophrenia: A Study from South India

Arunima R.


Care takers, perceived stigma, emotional intelligence, Care, takers, perceived, stigma, emotional, intelligence,

Abstract: Background: Care givers have an important role in patients care. The stigma associated with illness has made care giving a challenging job. Very few studies had been done focusing on the emotional in intelligence and stigma in care givers. Hence the study was undertaken. Aim: To study association of emotional intelligence and perceived stigma in the care givers of schizophrenia patients. Materials and Methods: Study was done in100 care givers of schizophrenia attending a tertiary hospital in Warangal after fulfilling inclusion criteria. A semi - structured performance was administered to collect socio demographic details followed by Wong and Law emotional intelligence scale and Family stress stigma scale. Data was analysed using SPSS 28.0. Result: Females, and care givers residing in rural areas perceive higher stigma. Perceived stigma increases as the duration of care giving increases. Males have higher emotional intelligence compared to females. There is a statistically significant association between emotional intelligence and perceived stigma in the care givers. Conclusion: The present study shows that emotional intelligence is higher males compared to female caregivers and female care givers perceive higher stigma compared to male. The study shows a significant association between emotional intelligence in the care givers and the stigma perceived by them.


Keywords: Care takers, perceived stigma, emotional intelligence


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022,


Pages: 1318 - 1321


How to Cite this Article?

Arunima R., "Emotional Intelligence and Perceived Stigma in the Care Takers of Schizophrenia: A Study from South India", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022, pp. 1318-1321, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR22823145939

How to Share this Article?







Similar Articles with Keyword 'Care'

Downloads: 0

Masters Thesis, Medical Science, India, Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021

Pages: 716 - 719

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Self-Instructional Module on Knowledge Regarding Care of Low Birth Weight Babies among Staff Nurses in Rohilkhand Medical College and Hospital Bareilly, UP.

Vaishali Bhardwaj

Share this Article

Downloads: 0

Research Paper, Medical Science, India, Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022

Pages: 1342 - 1347

Clinical Profile and Outcomes of Mechanically Ventilated Children in Pediatric Intensive Care Units - A Single Centre Prospective Study

Dr. Maddi Prakash Kumar | Dr. C. N. Mohan Chandran | Dr. Sudharsan N E | Dr. Sai Susmitha Dasari | Dr. Teja Sureddi | Dr. Gopi Krishna Nimmagadda

Share this Article


Top