A study to evaluate the effectiveness of planned nursing intervention to face the domestic violence positively, in terms of role recognition and emotional competence among married women at a selected area in Salem

Jayalakshmi, M (2014) A study to evaluate the effectiveness of planned nursing intervention to face the domestic violence positively, in terms of role recognition and emotional competence among married women at a selected area in Salem. Masters thesis, Shanmuga College of Nursing, Salem.

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Abstract

Violence against women continues to be a global epidemic that kills, tortures and maims physically, psychologically, sexually and economically. Domestic violence (DV) is the single greatest cause of injury to women. Spousal abuse is the mistreatment or misuse of one spouse by the other. Approximately 95% of the victims of domestic violence are women. The aim of this study was to assess the level of domestic violence and to promote role recognition and emotional competence to face domestic violence positively among married women. Method: A quantitative evaluative research approach, quasi experimental pre-test post-test with control group design was used to determine the effectiveness of information booklet on ‘face domestic violence positively ( for married women) among married women in a selected area. The study was conducted in Anna nagar, Kari patti,Salem. The sample size was 60, 30 married women of 19-45 years were selected by non-probability purposive sampling technique. Initially the researcher got permission from concerned authority. Informed written consent was obtained from the samples. The tools used were structured interview schedule to assess the demographic variables, level of domestic violence, role recognition and emotional competence to face domestic violence from each group. Pre-test was conducted to assess the level of domestic violence, role recognition and emotional competence to face domestic violence from each group .Followed by pre-test, on day 2, a group teaching on how to face domestic violence was carried out using PowerPoint for experimental group and information booklet on ‘face domestic violence positively (for married women)’ was issued to experimental group. On day 10, first follow up was carried out by motivating the samples to read and practice the booklet, and doubts in the booklet were clarified by the researcher. On day 18, second follow up was carried out same as that of first follow up. On day 28, post test was conducted. Results: The findings showed that there is significant difference in the mean post-test role recognition and emotional competence score to face domestic violence positively. The calculated values of role recognition and emotional competence to face domestic violence scores were 8.40 and 10.76, 7.30 and 9.83 respectively between experimental and control group which is significant at p<0.05 level of significance. There was no significant association between the pre test level of emotional competence to face domestic violence among samples of experimental group and their duration of marriage 2= 0.46 is lesser than the table value (9.49) and no significant association between the pre-test level of emotional competence to face domestic violence and bad habits of spouse 2= 4.77 is lesser than the table value (12.59). Conclusion: Information booklet was found to be effective in creating awareness on domestic violence among married woman and helped them to improve role recognition and emotional competence to face domestic violence positively.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Effectiveness ; Role recognition ; Emotional competence ; Information Booklet ; face domestic violence positively ; married women.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2017 06:29
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 02:44
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/1783

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