Paper reports nine Case Studies each of
epilepsy and dementia patients. Content analysis of family and kinship care in
their families reveals significant issues of social stigma, marriage, school
education, employment etc. among
epilepsy patients as main concern while care of dementia patients in family concerns
to spouse caring. It explores stigma affecting socio-cultural understanding of
epilepsy and dementia. How these patients are cared within their family. Who
care them most? It illuminates relevance of family and kinship care givers and
recommend culturally appropriate interventions in community of such neuropsychiatric diseases.
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