Family Burden in Patient with Schizophrenia and Depressive Disorder: A Comparative Study

@inproceedings{Koujalgi2013FamilyBI,
  title={Family Burden in Patient with Schizophrenia and Depressive Disorder: A Comparative Study},
  author={Sateesh R. Koujalgi and Shobhadevi R. Patil},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychological medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Family care burden among schizophrenia and depressive disorders has not been addressed in the research. Family burden was significantly high in patient with schizophrenia except the effect on physical health of other family member. Comparing burden in these two groups may help in the psychosocial management. AIM The aim of the study was to examine family care burden in families of schizophrenia patient and compare them with patients having depressive disorders. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING

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