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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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.
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