Effect Of High And Low Resilience On Coping And Depressive Symptoms Among Caregivers Of Psychiatric Patients Versus Caregivers Of Patients Suffering from Chronic Medical Illness

Pinkala Singh
2014 Indian Journal of Mental Health(IJMH)  
The purpose of this study was to investigate coping and depressive symptoms among resilient caregivers of psychiatric patients versus caregivers of patients suffering from chronic medical illness. The sample comprised of ninety two caregivers (forty one caregivers of psychiatric patients and forty one caregivers of patients suffering from chronic medical illness) who will be assessed on Brief resilience scale, Brief Coping Scale and Becks Depression Inventory. Results indicate that Caregivers
more » ... e that Caregivers with higher level of resilience had lower depressive symptoms and high coping, while dealing patients with psychiatric and chronic medical illness. Also type of illness was not a significant predictor for differences in coping and depressive symptoms.
doi:10.30877/ijmh.1.1.2014.23-29 fatcat:cedpxl32tne3nntvcyxc5vd6qq