International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019

Effect of Informative Pamphlet regarding Home Care Management of the Schizophrenic Patients among the Care Givers

Anish Kumar V [5]

Abstract: Mental illness is one of the leading diseases all over the world. Schizophrenia is one of the commonly occurring mental illnesses. Schizophrenia is a severe mental illness, which is stressful not only for the patients but also for their family members. Families are an integral part of the care system for persons with a chronic schizophrenia. Educating and training caregivers can increase compliance with discharge plans, manage the patient in home and prevent re- admissions. Informative pamphlet is an effective teaching strategy for giving information to caregivers regarding home care management of schizophrenic patient. The conceptual frame work selected for the study was based on Modified General System Theory postulated by Ludwig Von Bertanlanffy. An evaluator approach was adopted for the study. The research design used is quasi experimental (one group pretest- posttest) design. The study was conducted in Jalgaon, Maharashtra. By using simple random sampling 60 care givers of schizophrenic patient was selected for the study. Structured questionnaire was used to collect the data. The data was planned to analyze on the basis of objectives and hypothesis of the study. The research was concluded with improved knowledge regarding home care management of schizophrenic patient among the care givers.

Keywords: Home care management, Informative Pamphlet, schizophrenia

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019,

Pages: 1844 - 1847

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