Psychiatric morbidity among alcoholic patients in psychiatric outpatient department at Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai

Selvakumar, K (2018) Psychiatric morbidity among alcoholic patients in psychiatric outpatient department at Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.

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Abstract

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: Psychiatric morbidity among alcoholic patients in psychiatric Outpatient Department at Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the psychiatric morbidity among alcoholic patients in psychiatric OPD. 2. To associate the psychiatric morbidity among alcoholic patients in psychiatric OPD with their socio demographic variables. HYPOTHESES: There is statistically significant relationship between the psychiatric morbidity and alcoholism among alcoholic patients. There is statistically significant association between the psychiatric morbidity among alcoholic patients with their selected socio demographic variables. METHODOLOGY: Non experimental descriptive design was used, 100 Alcoholic patients were selected by non-probability (consecutive) sampling and assessed through Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview tool. RESULTS: The study revealed that majority of the Alcoholic patients had various psychiatric morbidity. CONCLUSION: The study findings evidence that psychiatric morbidity is common in people with alcohol dependence and need integrated strategies for the identification and management of both alcohol dependence and co morbid psychiatric disorders.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.301631803
Uncontrolled Keywords: Psychiatric morbidity, Alcoholic patients.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2019 04:06
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2019 06:12
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/11667

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