International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015


A Case Study on Care Giving Among Mentally Disabled Persons in Institutionalized Settings

Nisanth.M | Deepthy Thomas


Abstract: This study provides brief findings on the impact of care givers among mentally disabled persons. The study deals about the relationship between the care givers and the care recipient, the nature of the care recipients disability and the stage of the care giving process. Mentally retarded children are born to families in every strata of society, to the very poor and the very rich, the illiterate and the highly educated. Family members and care givers experience a wide range of powerful emotions in a response to a diagnosis of mental retardation, including denial, shock, anger, guilt, embarrassment, depression, withdrawal, ambivalence, disillusionment and fear. The influence of care givers among these people is important in day to day life, the personal and socio economic attitudes towards patients, and as discussed in this study.


Keywords: Mental health, Disability, Mental retardation, Emotions


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015,


Pages: 1436 - 1439


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Nisanth.M, Deepthy Thomas, "A Case Study on Care Giving Among Mentally Disabled Persons in Institutionalized Settings", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015, pp. 1436-1439, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB15405

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