A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding adjustment disorder and its management among parents of middle school children at selected school, Erode

Arivarasi, P (2018) A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding adjustment disorder and its management among parents of middle school children at selected school, Erode. Masters thesis, Anbu College of Nursing, Komarapalayam.

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Early adolescence might be broadly considered to stretch between the ages of 10 and 14. They are otherwise called as middle school children. Adolescence is widely recognized as a period of social, religious, political, and vocational adjustments as well as a period of striving for increasing emotional and financial independence from parents. In early adolescence period the children should undergone dramatic changes in all the aspects. Because of this change the children not able to adjust with their life. It is the responsibility of everyone to help the children. Family plays a vital role. So it is important to educate the parents. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding adjustment disorder and its management among middle school children parents. METHODS OF STUDY: An experimental study was conducted to determine the level of knowledge regarding adjustment disorder among parents of middle school children in panchayath union middle school at mathur, Erode. The research design was one group pre test and post test experimental design. The sample size was 50, purposive sampling technique was used to select the people of parents of middle school children. MAJOR FINDING OF THE STUDY: From the finding of the study pre test 27 (54%) had inadequate knowledge, 23 (46%) had moderate knowledge and none of them had adequate knowledge. during post test 32 (64%) had adequate knowledge, 18 (36%) had moderate knowledge and none of them had inadequate knowledge. Comparison of mean and standard deviation score of level of knowledge and effectiveness of structured teaching program among parents of middle school children during pre-test and post-test. In parents pre test mean level of knowledge score was 10 with the standard deviation of 3.68 and post test mean level of knowledge score was 19.92 with the standard deviation of 3.77. The mean difference between the pre test and post test value was 33.18. The paired “t” test value of level of knowledge was 19.16 in the parents. The statistically significant value was P<0.05. It is interpreted that structured teaching program can improve the level of knowledge regarding adjustment disorder. Association of the demographic variables with the level of knowledge among parents of middle school children. The chi square test shown that there was no significant association between the selected demographic variables of gender of children, religion, marital status, relationship with their children, source of information and there was a significant association between the age of the children, gender of the parents, educational status of father and mother, occupational status of father and mother, family income per month, residential area, sharing of personal problem with their parents, problematic students should be helped. CONCLUSION: Based on the findings mean post test knowledge level was higher than the mean pre test knowledge level. This result indicates structured teaching program was found to be significantly effective in improving the knowledge level of the parents regarding adjustment disorder and its management.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.301632551
Uncontrolled Keywords: structured teaching program, knowledge, adjustment disorder, parents, middle school children,selected school, Erode.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2019 04:49
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2019 04:49
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/11671

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