Assessment of Depression among the Housewives of Alcohol Consuming Husbands in Selected Community Areas, Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu
Keywords:Assessment, Depression, Alcohol, Wife and Level.
Assessment of depression among the housewives of alcohol consuming husbands in selected community
areas, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. Aim of the study is to Assessment of depression among house
wives. The objectives are to determine the level of depression among house wives of alcohol consuming
husband, to find out the association between the level of depression with their selected demographic
variables of the house wives of alcohol consuming husband.169 samples are selected by purposive sampling
techniques. Data collected by using Beck’s Depression scale.
The data collected period was for one week. The collected data was tabulated and analyzed. Descriptive
and inferential statistical were used. The results are majority 53% of house wives having depression and
Minority 47% of house wives did not having depression.
Assessment of demographic variables regard to Factors associated with the level of depression among the
demographic variables, Family type,family monthly income ,Frequency of consuming alcohol,Variables
like Age,Educational status of wife, Educational status of husband, Employment status of husband,Problem
after alcohol consumption,Physically abuse after consumption of those Demographic variables doesn’t has