Effectiveness of guided imagery on stress among spouse of alcoholics at de addiction ward in government rajaji hospital, Madurai

Divyabala, S (2015) Effectiveness of guided imagery on stress among spouse of alcoholics at de addiction ward in government rajaji hospital, Madurai. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.

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Abstract

Title: Effectiveness of guided imagery on stress among spouse of alcoholics at De addiction ward in Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. Objectives: To assess the level of stress among spouse of alcoholics at de-addiction ward in Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. To evaluate the effectiveness of Guided Imagery on stress among spouse of alcoholics at de-addiction ward in Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. To associate the level of stress among spouse of alcoholics with their selected socio demographic variables. Hypotheses: There is a significant difference between the level of stress among the spouse of alcoholics before and after guided imagery. There is a significant association between the level of stress among the spouse of alcoholics with their selected socio demographic variables. Modified Roy’s adaptation model was adapted for this study. Methodology: A pre experimental one group pretest posttest design was used. 40 spouse of alcoholics were selected by consecutive sampling method. The study was conducted at de addiction ward in Government Rajaji hospital, Madurai. Pretest was conducted by using DASS stress scale on the first day after obtaining consent from all the subjects then guided imagery given about 20 minutes –once a day for 7 consecutive days (total 7 sessions) to the subjects who were having stress as measured by the scores on DASS Stress scale. Posttest was assessed on seventh day by using the same DASS Stress scale. Findings: Guided imagery reduced the stress levels among the spouse of alcoholics in de addiction ward. There was a significant association between posttest level of stress and age, total income of family and type of family. Conclusion: Guided imagery is cost effective, noninvasive, non-pharmacological complementary and alternative therapy to reduce the level of stress among spouse of alcoholics.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Guided Imagery ; Stress ; Spouse ; Alcoholics ; De Addiction Ward ; Hospital ; Madurai.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2017 06:17
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2017 05:07
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/1844

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