Effectiveness of rehabilitation in the treatment of alcohol abuse patients as demonstrated by dropping relapse rate and cumulative record of follow-ups

Vidya, Bhagat and Joash, Jayaraj (2016) Effectiveness of rehabilitation in the treatment of alcohol abuse patients as demonstrated by dropping relapse rate and cumulative record of follow-ups. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention, 5 (2). pp. 32-34. ISSN 2319 – 7714

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Alcohol use is one of the serious social threats which need comprehensive treatment and preventive measures. The effectiveness of rehabilitation in providing psycho education and social support to the patient and their family when comparedto treatment alone in dropping relapse rate and cumulative record of follow up rates in patients of alcohol abuse has been focused in the study. Patients who came for the treatment of alcohol abuse were motivated to participate in the study and with their consent they were selected as participants for this study. They were grouped into experimental and control group for the purpose of study. Experimental group participants were made to attend the rehabilitation program and psycho education with their family weekly once for10 sessions in four months after they were discharged from the hospital whereas controlled group were asked to see their doctor only on follow-up. The main objective of the study was to study the effectiveness of rehabilitation in treatment of alcohol abuse with regard to patients follow up for the treatment and their relapse rate. The subjects selected for the study were 100 patients (50 experimental group and 50 controlled groups) with substance abuse from Kripa Deaddiction and Revival Center, Bengaluru, Karnataka India. They were selected by random sampling technique. The exclusive personalized manual recording system was used by the researcher for maintaining cumulative record of the participant patients in their follow up to treatment and also to record the participant relapse rates. The data collected were tabulated in the by variable tables and examined the property movement of variables and the relationship between the variables. The resultant analysis positively corroborated with the objective described in the study. This study paves the way for promoting the incorporation of rehabilitation in the alcohol abuse treatment centers there by curtailing this social menace at large.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, social support, psycho education group therapy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Rafidah M.Saaid
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2022 04:00
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 04:00
URI: http://eprints.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/5494

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