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RMJ. 2019; 44(1): 106-108


Caregivers stress and quality of life among female family members of poly drug abusers

Maryam Rafiq, Riffat Sadiq.

Abstract
Objectives: To inquire caregiver stress as a predictor of quality of life (physical health, psychological health, social relationship and better environment) among female family members of poly drug abusers.
Methodology: Two hundred women were recruited through convenient sampling technique from drug treatment and rehabilitation centers located in Lahore. A Brief Interview Form, Kingston Caregiver Stress Scale (KCSS-10) and Quality of Life Scale (QOF-26) were used to collect data. Pearson correlation coefficient and linear regression were used for data analysis.
Results: Caregiver stress was a significant predictor of quality of life (β =-.556(t (198) = -9.423,p = .000), physical health (β =-.372(t(198)=-5.635,p = .000), psychological Health (β =-5.11(t(198)=-8.367,p= .000), better environment (β =-.514(t(198)=-8.423,p=.000) and social relationship (β=-.476(t(198)=-7.625,p=.000).
Conclusion: Caregiver stress plays a significant predictive role in quality of life among female family members of poly drug abusers.

Key words: Caregiver, Stress, Quality of Life, Drug, Addicts, Female.


 
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