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DOI: 10.14704/NQ.2022.20.17.NQ88004

Life Satisfaction and Psychological Wellbeing Among Primary Caregivers Of Patient Suffering From Somatoform Disorder

Mr. Prateek Nagpal, Dr. Rubina Fakhr

Abstract

This study was based on life satisfaction and psychological well-being among primary caregivers (family members, friends, or relatives) of patients suffering from somatoform disorder. Males and females have been taken to assess the life satisfaction and psychological well-being. The subjects were 60 family caregivers of the patients of somatoform disorder from Ludhiana. Life Satisfaction Scale by Professor Hardeo Ojha (Bhagalpur) was used which has 20 statements was used. To measure the psychological wellbeing of family caregivers, Psychological Wellbeing Scale by Dr Devendra Singh Sisodia & Ms. Pooja Choudhary was used. Result revealed that there is no gender difference in between family caregivers of patient with somatoform disorder. And found positive correlation in between psychological wellbeing and life satisfaction. The present study’s conclusions show the similar finding with previous research, provide strong evidence for a clear relation between psychological well-being and life satisfaction. In the light of current social and health related problems among caregivers, life satisfaction and psychological well-being seems to be a particularly important and relevant topic. It is important to understand how individuals can cope with such stresses while sustaining a sense of psychological well-being.

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This study was based on life satisfaction and psychological well-being among primary caregivers

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