International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020

A Descriptive Study to Assess the Levels of Anxiety and Depression among Family Members of Alcoholic Dependent in a Selected De Addiction Centre Malayalapuzha Kerala

Robin Eapen John [2] | Sobin Thomas John [2]

Abstract: Alcoholism is a significant problem in India. Alcoholism is a chronic progressive and often fatal disease. It is a primary disorder and not a symptom of other diseases or emotional problem. The chemistry of alcohol allows it to affect Nearly Every type of cell in the body, including those in central Nervous System. The study shows that Overall levels of anxiety and depression categorized as Abnormal case (11-21score), borderline abnormal (8-10 score) and Normal (0-7 score). The table was shows that out of 30 Family members 22 (73.33 %) respondent had abnormal case anxiety, 5 (16.66 %) had borderline abnormal anxiety and 3 (10 %) had normal. In depression, out of 30 Family members 11 (36.66 %) respondent had abnormal case, 9 (30 %) respondent had borderline abnormal and 10 (33.33 %) respondent had Normal.

Keywords: Alcolol, Anxiety Depression

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020,

Pages: 1070 - 1072

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