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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 5, Issue 12, Part D (2019)

Prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms among first degree relative’s suicidal attempter’s patients in tertiary care hospital at Nellore

Author(s)
Anjani Devi N, Rajeswari H, Bhopal Chandra V, Somesula Suchitra, Lalitha N, Kalavathi B and Smitha PM
Abstract
Emotion is a complex psycho physiological experience of an individual’s state of mind as interacting with biochemical and environment influences in human, Emotion fundamentally involves physiological arousal, expressive behaviors and conscious experience. A quantitative descriptive approach was used for the present study and descriptive research design was used. The study was conducted in Narayana medical college & Hospital, Nellore. The sample for the present study includes First degree relatives of suicidal attempters who fulfill the inclusion criteria and simple random sampling technique was used for selecting subjects. The sample size selected for the study was 30 First degree relatives of suicidal attempters. Hamilton anxiety Hamilton depression scale it consisted of 14 items related anxiety depression questions and collected the data. The data was obtained from First degree relatives of suicidal attempters for about 30 minutes. Finally, the data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Level of depressive symptoms 22 (73.33%) are having mild, 1 (3.33%) are having moderate, 0 (0%) are having sever. Whereas among Level of anxiety symptoms7 (23.33%) are mild, 0 (0%) are having moderate, 0 (0%) are having sever. The study concluded that there was more prevalence of depressive symptoms among first degree relative’s suicidal attempter’s patients in NMGH at Nellore.
Pages: 239-242  |  163 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Anjani Devi N, Rajeswari H, Bhopal Chandra V, Somesula Suchitra, Lalitha N, Kalavathi B, Smitha PM. Prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms among first degree relative’s suicidal attempter’s patients in tertiary care hospital at Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(12):239-242.
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