Volume : VI, Issue : III, March - 2017

Assessment of relationship of psychosocial factors contributing to relapse and maintenance of abstinence in patients undergoing alcohol de-addiction therapy in KIMS, Hubli- A Longitudinal survey

Dr Arun Kumar C, Dr Srinivas K, Dr Muralidhara K A

Abstract :

 Aim of the study:  To assess the alcohol  use related psychosocial factors contributing  to  relapse  and  maintenance  of  abstinence  in  patients   undergoing alcohol deaddiction  treatment  in  KIMS, Hubli, Karnataka.

Materials and methods: Initially all study subjects in the study were subjected to alcohol detoxification and later to alcohol deaddiction therapy. Followed by deaddiction patients were recalled after each month for evaluation for period of three months. The details of psychosocial factorsrelated to alcohol use were obtained in a pre-structured proforma prepared in the Department for the purpose of the study. Statistical analysis of the collected data was done using appropriate tests of significance.

Results: There was no statistical significance results observed in relation to any psychosocial variables and outcome (relapse/ abstinence to alcohol) except the Homes and Rahe‘s life stress inventory score which was statistically significant between subjects who had relapse and subjects who had abstinence.

Conclusion: In this study no significant association was found between psychosocial variables and the outcome(relapse/ abstinence to alcohol).

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Dr Arun Kumar C, Dr Srinivas K, Dr Muralidhara K A, Assessment of relationship of psychosocial factors contributing to relapse and maintenance of abstinence in patients undergoing alcohol de-addiction therapy in KIMS, Hubli- A Longitudinal survey, GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-6, Issue-3, March‾2017


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