The Equivalent Study to Assess the Stress Level mid Wives of Wives of Non- Alcoholics and Alcoholics in a Hospital in Chengalpattu
Author(s): AR Bharathi*
To measure the physiological, social, economic, psychological and educational problems faced by wives of alcoholic dependence, To find out the association between the level of problems faced by wives of alcoholic dependence with demographic variables like age, education occupation, income, and pattern of drinking alcohol, To find the Linear regression between demographic variables with problems faced by wives of alcoholic dependence such as physiological and psychological problems. Among other substance or drugs, alcohol is the most frequently abused drug. Alcoholism is one of the major problems in this country and the world in general. This problem is affecting not only the person who is consuming alcohol it also affects all other people who are living around him. The spouses of the alcoholics are mostly affected. Stress has a negative impact on one’s mental and physical health. This study was conducted in a Government hospital at Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu. Age, number of children, occupation, and monthly income, history of domestic violence and duration of alcohol consumption are the demographic variables studied. Documents collected from the wives were analyzed using statistical techniques. Due to alcoholics, the worst affected are their wives further study also shows that there is stark stress level in wives facing with native violence and husband excessive alcohol consumption shows severe stress in wives.