Assess the Level of IQ Among Mental Illness Adults in NMCH, Nellore

Authors(4) :-Sonia Devasiachan, R. Kanaka lakshmi, N. Subhashini , Dr. Indira Arumugam

Mental health is a level of psychological wellbeing or an absence of mental disorder. Mental illness is a condition that impacts a person thinking, feeling or mood and effect The present study aims to assess the IQ among mental illness adults. Quantitative approach and cross sectional Descriptive design was adopted for the study. 30 mental illness adults were selected by using non probability convenient sampling technique. Data was collected by using Binet Stanfort Intelligence Test. Data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study findings revealed that the 10(33.3%) mentally ill adults are educable, 13(43.3%) mentally ill adults are trainable, 6(20%) adults are dependant retarded and only 1 (3.3%) mentally ill adult require life support. The socio demographic variable gender has shown significant association with level of IQ. The study concluded that majority of mentally ill adults are trainable. Hence there is a need to educate and counsel the mentally ill adults thereby can improve cognitive abilities and reduce the further deterioration in illness.

Authors and Affiliations

Sonia Devasiachan
Staff nurse, Narayana Medical college hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
R. Kanaka lakshmi
Assoc. Professor, Narayana college of Nursing, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
N. Subhashini
Asst. Professor, Sree Narayana Nursing College, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. Indira Arumugam
Principal, Narayana College of Nursing, Andhra Pradesh, India


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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | July-August 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-08-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 125-127
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1734112
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Sonia Devasiachan, R. Kanaka lakshmi, N. Subhashini , Dr. Indira Arumugam, " Assess the Level of IQ Among Mental Illness Adults in NMCH, Nellore", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.125-127, July-August-2017.
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