International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 10, Part F (2018)
Depression, anxiety and stress among patients undergoing de-addiction treatment
The study on depression, anxiety and stress among patients undergoing de addiction treatment aimed to know the socio-demographic conditions of the respondents and their addiction details and to assess their level of depression, anxiety and stress. The study was conducted at a voluntary de-addiction centre located in Madurai. The universe of this study was the alcohol and drug users. The researcher used convenient sampling to select the respondents from the infinite universe. Totally 60 respondents were selected by convenient non random sampling method from the universe. The researcher has collected data with the help of self-prepared questionnaire along with a standardized tool on ADSS- Anxiety, Depression and Stress Scale. The findings of this study revealed that more than half of the respondents perceived high level of depression, stress and anxiety. With regard to the dimension of depression, exactly 3/5th of the respondents had high level of depression, 63.3% of the respondents perceived high level of anxiety and 58.3% of the respondents had high level of stress.
How to cite this article:
Dr. K Kavitha Maheswari, R Praveena. Depression, anxiety and stress among patients undergoing de-addiction treatment. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(10):406-409.