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Vol. 7, Issue 10 (2018)

Impact of self-efficacy on resilience of caregivers attending to Alzheimer’s patients

Author(s):
Mandava Hemalatha, Dr. Nasreen Banu and Dr. P Sreedevi
Abstract:
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can be a heart-wrenching experience for both the person diagnosed and the caregiver. Trying to convince the person with AD was a challenge and frustrating for the caregiver. The present study was conducted in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad by using Ex-post facto research design. Total 60 caregivers and 60patients were selected by purposive sampling method. The Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) was used for the present study which was developed by Kathryn M. Connor and Jonathan R.T. Davidson as a means of assessing resilience and self-prepared self-efficacy checklist was used to assess self-efficacy of caregivers. Results revealed that there was a significant impact of self-efficacy on resilience of caregivers attending to Alzheimer’s patients.
Pages: 22-24  |  307 Views  18 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mandava Hemalatha, Dr. Nasreen Banu and Dr. P Sreedevi. Impact of self-efficacy on resilience of caregivers attending to Alzheimer’s patients. 2018; 7(10): 22-24. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2018.v7.i10a.06
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