Assessment of Depression among the Housewives of Alcohol Consuming Husbands in Selected Community Areas, Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu

Authors

  • Bhuvana.A, Ajaykumar.P1 , Yaazhini.T1 , Dineshkumar.S1 , Devaki. K2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1365

Keywords:

Assessment, Depression, Alcohol, Wife and Level.

Abstract

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

significant association.

Author Biography

Bhuvana.A, Ajaykumar.P1 , Yaazhini.T1 , Dineshkumar.S1 , Devaki. K2

1.B.Sc Nursing, IV Year, 2Assistant Professor, Mental Health Department Chettinad College of Nursing,Chettinad

Academy of Research and Education, TamilNadu.

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Bhuvana.A, Ajaykumar.P1 , Yaazhini.T1 , Dineshkumar.S1 , Devaki. K2. (2020). Assessment of Depression among the Housewives of Alcohol Consuming Husbands in Selected Community Areas, Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 46-50. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1365