A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Technique on Job Stress among Workers in Sakthi Sugars Limited, Sakthinagar, Erode District

Tamizhselvi, R (2010) A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Technique on Job Stress among Workers in Sakthi Sugars Limited, Sakthinagar, Erode District. Masters thesis, Dharmarathnakara Dr. Mahalingam Institute of Paramedical Sciences & Research, College of Nursing, Erode.

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Abstract

INTRODUCTION: The primary goal of the study was to assess the stress level of workers, Sakthi Sugars Limited, Sakthinagar. Researcher developed a structured teaching programme and educated to the workers about the progressive muscle relaxation technique .then the stress level was assessed among the workers, Sakthi Sugars Limited, Sakthinagar and was associated with demographic variables. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: “A STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROGRESSIVE MUSCLE RELAXATION TECHNIQUE ON JOB STRESS AMONG WORKERS IN SAKTHI SUGARS LIMITED, SAKTHINAGAR, ERODE DISTRICT” OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the pretest and posttest level of job stress among the workers in Sakthi Sugars Limited, Sakthinagar, Erode. 2. To evaluate the effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation technique on job stress. 3. To find out the association between job stress and selected demographic variables. METHODS: The research approaches adopted for this study was quantitative evaluative approach. The research design adopted for this study was Quasi – experimental (pre-experimental) design-one group pretest posttest design. The Non-Probability purposive sampling technique was used in this study. RESULT: ❖ The major findings of the study showed that the pretest mean job stress score related to cognition, emotional, time, physical and physiological, social support, spiritual, activities and finance are 7.35 (73.5%), 9.38 (67%), 8.98 (74.83%), 17.1 (71.25%), 7.33 (73.3%), 6.05 (75.63%), 8.52 (71%), and 7.45 (74.5%) respectively. ❖ The post test mean job stress score related to cognition 5.03 (50.3%), emotional 6.38 (45.57%), time 6.05 (50.42%), physical and physiological 11.52 (48%), social support 4.47 (44.7%) spiritual 3.57 (44.63%) activities 5.25 (43.75%) and finance 4.35 (43.5%). ❖ The pre test overall stress score {mild (8%), moderate (25%), severe (67%)} was higher than the posttest overall stress score {(mild (30%), moderate (60%), severe (10%) } ❖ The findings of the study showed that there is significant association between the level of job stress and demographic variables such as educational status, marital status, monthly income, years of experience and type of family. CONCLUSION: The findings of the study proved the need of psychiatric nurse to conduct a training programme regarding job stress among the workers. The study revealed that the level of job stress score was high in pretest than the posttest, after PMRT .They concluded that need for providing information regarding job stress through the mental health services.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness, Progressive Muscle Relaxation Technique, Job Stress, Workers, Sakthi Sugars Limited, Sakthinagar, Erode District.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2020 16:28
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2020 15:57
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/13094

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