Family burden in opioid dependence syndrome in tertiary care centre.

@article{Shyangwa2008FamilyBI,
  title={Family burden in opioid dependence syndrome in tertiary care centre.},
  author={Pramod Mohan Shyangwa and Bharti Tripathi and Rakesh M. Lal},
  journal={JNMA; journal of the Nepal Medical Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 171},
  pages={113-9}
}
This is a cross-sectional, hospital based study conducted in De-Addiction centre under department of psychiatry, AIIMS, New Delhi, India. Patients and their spouses fulfilling inclusion criteria were enrolled in the study after taking informed consent. A diagnosis of Opioid Dependence Syndrome (ODS) was made based on ICD-10 criteria and the assessment of severity of ODS was determined by Addiction Severity Index (Hindi version). Subsequently the family burden, perceived by spouses was assessed… CONTINUE READING