Family burden with substance dependence: a study from India

@inproceedings{Mattoo2013FamilyBW,
  title={Family burden with substance dependence: a study from India},
  author={Surendra Kumar Mattoo and Naresh Nebhinani and B T Anil Kumar and Debasish Basu and Parmanand Kulhara},
  booktitle={The Indian journal of medical research},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES A substance dependent person in the family affects almost all aspects of family life. This leads to problems, difficulties or adverse events which impact the lives of family members and causes enormous burden on family caregivers. The present study aimed to assess the pattern of burden borne by the family caregivers of men with alcohol and opioid dependence. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted with ICD-10 diagnosed substance dependence subjects and their… CONTINUE READING

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