Psychosocial study of tuberculosis patients

Tandon, A.K.; Jain, S.K.; Tandon, R.K. and Asare, Ram (1980) Psychosocial study of tuberculosis patients. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 27 (4). pp. 171-173.

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Abstract

The study describes demographic, social and psychological characteristics of 100 tubercular patients. The subjects were studied using Hamilton rating scale for depression and a semistructured proforma to record historical, socio-demographic and clinical parameters. Depression was observed in 32% of experimental subjects in comparison to 7% of controls. Test results also indicated significantly high scores on Hamilton rating scale for depression among experimental subjects.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Depression, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Hamilton Rating Scale, Demography, Social Characteristics, Psychological Characteristics
Subjects:Environment and Public Health > Public Health > Epidemiologic Measurements > Demography
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Psychology, Social
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms > Behavior > Behavioral Symptoms > Depression
Population Characteristics > Demography
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Behavioral Disciplines and Activities > Behavioral Sciences > Psychology
Social Sciences > Demography
Persons > Patients
Persons > Age Groups > Adult
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:2153
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:08 June 2007

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