publication . Article . 2016

A comparative study of depression, anxiety, stress and their relationships with smoking pattern in caregivers of patients of casualty and outpatient departments

Purushottam; Bhupendra Singh; Krishan Kumar; Rajiv Gupta;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences, volume 7, page 36 (issn: 2394-2053, eissn: 2394-2061, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Diva Enterprises Private Limited
Abstract
Background: Smoking is prohibited in India at all the public places including hospital premises, but people with habit of smoking are not able to abide the rules strictly. Somehow, level of dependence and stress along with other psychological variables like anxiety and depression play key roles in smoking in the hospital premises. Methodology: Present study aimed to know the level of dependence and other psychological variables like depression, anxiety, and stress in the caregivers of patients of casualty and outpatients departments. Seventy five participants were recruited purposively from the hospital premises. The Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence and t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Nicotine Dependence, Psychological Variables, Mood, Psychiatry, RC435-571
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