A Correlative Study to Assess the Self-esteem and Perceived Stigma among Adult Children of Mentally ill Parents in Kasturba Hospital, Manipal of Udupi District

Shalini, * and Savitha, * (2014) A Correlative Study to Assess the Self-esteem and Perceived Stigma among Adult Children of Mentally ill Parents in Kasturba Hospital, Manipal of Udupi District. I-manager’s Journal on Nursing, 4 (4). pp. 23-26.

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Abstract

The research study titled “A correlative study to assess the self esteem and perceived stigma among adult children of mentally ill parents in Kasturba hospital, Manipal of Udupi district”, whose objectives were to (a) assess the level of self esteem of adult children of their mentally ill parents as measured by Rosenberg's self esteem scale. (b) assess the perceived stigma by the adult children of mentally ill parents (c) find the relationship between self esteem and perceived stigma of adult children of mentally ill parents. A survey approach using a descriptive correlational study design was used for the study. A total of 63 samples who were adult children of parents who had been diagnosed as having schizophrenia, mood disorder or organic mental disorder for more than 6 months,attending the psychiatric OPD and ward of Kasturba Hospital in Manipal. The findings of the study supports that there is no significant relationship between self esteem and perceived stigma among the adult children of mentally ill parents.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult Children; Self Esteem; Perceived Stigma; Mentally Ill Parents
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Mental Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2014 10:45
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2014 10:45
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141240

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