Disability associated with mental disorders

  title={Disability associated with mental disorders},
  author={Pranit KR. Chaudhury and Kamala Deka and Dhrubajyoti Chetia},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
BACKGROUND Disability associated with mental illness is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. The present study looks at some aspects of disability associated with 7 psychiatric disorders: schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, dementia, and mental and behavioural disorders due to the use of alcohol. AIMS (i) To evaluate the nature and quantity of disabilities in the study groups; (ii) to compare the degree of… CONTINUE READING


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