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  Study of level of stress and burden in the caregivers of children with mental retardation [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2007; 12(1): 21-24

Study of level of stress and burden in the caregivers of children with mental retardation

Sujata Sethi1, Subhash C. Bhargava1, Vishal Dhiman1

Mental retardation is one of the most prevalent developmental disabilities. Family is the main source of support for the persons with disabilities in any society. Families experience a great deal of physical and emotional burden whilst caring for such relatives. This study tries to look into the issues such as the impact of severity of mental retardation on the level of stress and burden perceived by the caregivers.

Keywords: Mental retardation, caregivers, stress, burden


Sujata Sethi, Subhash C. Bhargava, Vishal Dhiman. Study of level of stress and burden in the caregivers of children with mental retardation. Eastern J Med. 2007; 12(1): 21-24


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