Effectiveness of joss stick training programme on skill among schizophrenic patients government head quarters hospital, Erode.

Vembu, N (2012) Effectiveness of joss stick training programme on skill among schizophrenic patients government head quarters hospital, Erode. Masters thesis, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Namakkal.

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Abstract

Mentally ill patients are unable to get adequate support from the family as well as community due to their impairments, especially Schizophrenic patients have the splitting of mind, so they unable to carry out their job. Apart from the antipsychotics occupational therapies especially Joss stick training helps to improve the skill and promotes the quality of life. Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of skill among schizophrenic patients after joss stick training programme. Design: Pre-experimental design where one group post test design. Setting: Government Head Quarters Hospital, Erode, Tamilnadu. Participants: Thirty schizophrenic patients, fulfilling the inclusion criteria were selected by using purposive sampling technique. Selection criteria: Simple, Chronic and Paranoid type of schizophrenic patients were in the age group of 18 years and above, both gender were included. Methods: A study was conducted with 30 schizophrenic patients. Pretest (5 th day of observation) and post test (12 th day of observation) assessment done by using Modified Whealen & Speaken work skill rating scale to assess the effectiveness of Joss stick training programme on skill among schizophrenic patients. Results: From the findings of the study can be concluded that the highest percentage of schizophrenic patients were in the age group of 18-28 years, most of the patients were males, had secondary education, they are married, living in nuclear family, have simple and chronic schizophrenia, duration of illness 2-4years, had once relapse in their illness. 57% of schizophrenic patients were reached the average and 43% of them reached good level of skill in joss stick training programme. There is a positive relationship between physical, xxiv psychological and social skill on joss stick preparation among schizophrenic patients. Paired ‘t’test score was 31.83 at the level of significant (p<0.05). No significant association between the posttest skill scores on joss stick preparation among schizophrenic patients with their demographic variables.(Age, Gender, Educational status, Marital status, Type of family, Type of schizophrenia, Duration of illness, and Number of relapses). Conclusion: From the findings of the study it can be concluded that the Joss stick training programme was highly effective on level of skill among schizophrenic patients in the area of psychological and physical, moderately effective in social skill. Evidence based practice : Joss stick training programme was effective among all type of patients including physically ill and mentally ill. It’s not only improve the persons skill it’s provide the economical enrichment and quality of life. Joss stick training programme was practiced in clinical as well as community area.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Joss Stick Training Programme; Skill; Schizophrenic Patients; Erode
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2017 05:53
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2017 05:53
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/4383

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