A study to assess the effectiveness of selected play activities in reducing anxiety among hospitalized preschool childeren in selected hospitals at Erode district.

Lavanya Amirtha, P (2015) A study to assess the effectiveness of selected play activities in reducing anxiety among hospitalized preschool childeren in selected hospitals at Erode district. Masters thesis, Anbu College of Nursing, Komarapalayam.

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Abstract

A study to assess the effectiveness of selected play activities in reducing anxiety among hospitalized preschool children in selected hospitals at Erode District. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 1. To assess the pre-test level of anxiety among hospitalized preschool children. 2. To determine the effectiveness of selected play activities in reducing anxiety among hospitalized preschool children. 3. To find out the association between the levels of anxiety among hospitalized preschool children with their selected demographic variables. FINDINGS: Major findings of the study were regarding effectiveness of selected play activities, the obtained value was significant at 0.05 levels. Hence the null hypothesis was rejected. There was no significant association with their demographic variables like age, sex, year of studying, education of the parents, occupation of the parents, monthly income, type of family, religion, residential area, previous hospitalization, birth order, date of admission, treatment given. So the stated null hypothesis was accepted. So the selected play activities in reducing anxiety among hospitalized preschool children.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Play Activities; Reducing Anxiety; Hospitalized Preschool Children; Erode
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2017 06:39
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 06:39
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/3161

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