A study on self esteem before and after hugging among adolescent girls in selected orphanage, Bangalore.

Leela, Devamony (2010) A study on self esteem before and after hugging among adolescent girls in selected orphanage, Bangalore. Masters thesis, Annai J.K.K. Sampoorani Ammal College of Nursing, Komarapalayam.

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Abstract

A study on self esteem before and after Hugging among adolescent girls in selected orphanage, Bangalore. OBJECTIVES 1. To assess the self esteem before and after hugging among adolescent girls. 2. To test the association between the mean difference in self esteem and selected factors among adolescent girls. HYPOTHESES H1 - There will be a significant difference in self esteem before and after hugging among adolescent girls. H2 - There will be a significant association between the mean difference in self esteem and selected factors among adolescent girls. OPERATIONAL DEFINITION 1. Self esteem: Self-esteem refers to the feel of value, worth, acceptance of themselves in relation to the world as measured by the items in the Rosenberg self esteem scale. Self esteem was measured in terms of self esteem scores. 2. Hugging: Hugging refers to a physical method of holding each other in respect and appreciation and warmth as specified in the guide to hug a girl. (Appendix). Hugging was performed by the Director of the orphanage, for 4-5 seconds twice a day for 2 weeks. 3. Adolescents: Those children who are found to be in the age group of 9-13 years residing at Sunshine home, Bangalore. 4. Selected factors: Selected factors refer to those elements and factors which were thought to influence the effect of hugging on self esteem among adolescent girls such as age, religion, availability of parents, education, personal time spent, rank, chronic physical health problems, duration of experience, leisure time activity, number of visits, school grade, number of friends and religion. 11 ASSUMPTIONS: The assumptions of the study were as follows; Adolescent girls in orphanage will have self esteem need. The adolescent girls will co-operate with the investigator and would be willing to participate in the study. Every individual is unique and responds in a unique manner to hugging. The response of adolescent girls to the items in the questionnaire will be the true measure of their self-esteem. DELIMITATIONS The study was delimited to: Adolescents girls who were selected by enumeration method. Only one orphanage. Only adolescent girls.Hugging done by the Director only.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self Esteem; Before and After Hugging; Adolescent Girls; Orphanage; Bangalore.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2018 07:19
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2018 07:19
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/5470

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