International Journal of Advanced Education and Research

International Journal of Advanced Education and Research


International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
Vol. 1, Issue 10 (2016)

Exploratory study to assess the stressful life event in a view to predict the occurrence of disease among women in selected areas of Pune City


Manisha J Karkar, Dr. Sureshkumar Ray, Sunita Chavan

Background: A large body of research in the past four decades has provided evidence that recent life events contribute to the onset of psychiatric illness. The association between stressful life events and psychiatric illness is stronger than the association with physical or medical illness.

Methods:This is a community based research study, exploratory study done on 200 samples. A set of structured questionnaire used to assess the stressful life events and chances of diseases occurrence among women.

Results: This research study shows the findings that 58.50 % having major changes in financial state, shows 65.50% women were having moderate to high chances of moderate to high diseases occurrence.

Conclusion: This research study shows that stressful life events are affecting women for getting moderate to high chances of disease occurrence.

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