There is abundant research on different areas of Mental Retardation worldwide. The present study intends to assess the misinterpretation among the care–givers of Mentally Retarded patients in Jammu region of Jammu & Kashmir. One hundred fifty-two (152) caregivers who were actively involved in the care of Mentally Retarded patients and reported in psychiatry hospital Jammu for percentage of disability certification for financial/monitory purpose constituted the sample. Caregivers were assessed by a qualitative inquiry by asking the purpose for disability certification and in order to get important information about the MR patient.
Dr Shabnum Ravees, Dr Abhishek Chowhan (2019); Misinterpretation of Mental Retardation Disability by Caregivers in Jammu Region of India; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
9(7) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.07.2019.p91131