Psychosocial Aspects of Adolescents with Locomotor Disability

Authors

  • Sureka Nair Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • Nirmala B P Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • Krishna Reddy N Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • Vranda M N Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Keywords:

Psychosocial, Adolescents, Locomotor Disability

Abstract

The aim of the study was to assess the subjective well-being, negative evaluation and problem solving skills of adolescents with locomotor disability. The sample comprising of 60 adolescents with locomotor disability was selected using simple random sampling technique from Neuro Rehabilitation Ward, Physiotheraphy Unit, NIMHANS and from Association for the Physically Disabled, Bangalore. The finding of the study is discussed in the context of promoting psychosocial well-being and problem solving skills among the adolescents with locomotor disability.

Author Biographies

Sureka Nair, Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Nirmala B P, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Krishna Reddy N, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Vranda M N, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bangalore, Karnataka.

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2010-01-01