Mental Illness-Related Disability

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Mr. Prabhat Kumar, Ms. Licha Rin, Dr. MD Nematullah, Chamta Gurung


Mental illness is a significant sourceofworldwideproblem of disease remainsthe main reason for disability purpose. The` study focuses on seven mental illnesses: bipolar affective diseases, dementia, anxiety problem, obsessive-compulsive diseases, depression, schizophrenia, and alcohol-related psychological and performance-basedimpairments. These are the objectives of this study: I. Determine different numbers of handicapped incapabilities in the researchset. The second phase is assessing disableness for checkingchronicles of the ailment. III. Evaluate impact which each disability on a person's functional capability. Analyze the temporal consistency of illness groups' disability. Methods: Outpatient Psychiatry Department at the Medical College of Delhi saw 228 patients. Using a variety of standard grading methods, the severity of each illness was determined. The extent of impairment-related problems was evaluated using the Scale of Indian Evaluation and Assessment (IDEAS). At six and twelve-month intervals, patients were assessed. For statistical analysis, SPSS was used. Schizophrenia showed the strongest correlate with disability among the seven analysed conditions, while all of them exhibited significant relationships. Similar impairments are produced by OCD, anxiety disorders, and drinking as well. Significant contributors to prolonged disability include anxiety, alcohol, and depression.

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Mr. Prabhat Kumar, Ms. Licha Rin, Dr. MD Nematullah, Chamta Gurung. (2022). Mental Illness-Related Disability. Journal for ReAttach Therapy and Developmental Diversities, 5(1s), 73–77. Retrieved from