Author(s): Pawan V Thakur, Susanne Mathew, Pascaline David, Binu Thomas

Email(s): pavant68@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00103.9   

Address: Mr. Pawan V Thakur1, Ms. Susanne Mathew2, Pascaline David3, Binu Thomas4
1M. Sc. Nursing Student, VSPM’S College of Nursing and Research Center, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440019 India.
2Professor, VSPM’S College of Nursing and Research Center, Nagpur, Maharashtra, 440019 India.
3Associate Professor, VSPM’S College of Nursing and Research Center, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440019 India.
4Lecturer, VSPM’S College of Nursing and Research Center, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440019 India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 8,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2020


ABSTRACT:
Skin disease is one of the most common human illnesses. It pervades all cultures, occurs at all ages, and affects between 30% and 70% of individuals, with even higher rates in at-risk subpopulations. There has been a stigma attached to diseases of the skin for centuries. A descriptive study to assess the level of depression in patients visiting skin OPD’s with skin problem. Non probability convenient sampling was used to select 100 Patient with skin problem visiting skin OPD’s in the hospital of the city. The data was collected by using self structured depression rating scale. The collected data were tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statics and finding showed that 19 (19%) of patients with skin problems had no depression, 26 (26%) had mild depression, 44 (44%) had moderate depression and 11% had severe depression. significant positive correlation was found between socio-physical and psychosocial problems of the patients with skin problems.


Cite this article:
Pawan V Thakur, Susanne Mathew, Pascaline David, Binu Thomas. A Descriptive study to Assess the Level of Depression in patients visiting skin OPDs with skin problem in selected Hospitals in the City. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(4):468-473. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00103.9


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