Effectiveness of multimedia psychoeducation package on knowledge and attitude regarding drug compliance among caregivers of clients with chronic psychiatric illness at selected setting Trichy, 2015

Sasikala, A (2016) Effectiveness of multimedia psychoeducation package on knowledge and attitude regarding drug compliance among caregivers of clients with chronic psychiatric illness at selected setting Trichy, 2015. Masters thesis, Omayal Achi College of Nursing, Chennai.

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Abstract

Aims & objectives: To assess the effectiveness of multimedia psychoeducation package on knowledge and attitude regarding drug compliance among caregivers of clients with chronic psychiatric illness. Methodology: A pre experimental study was conducted at a selected setting, Trichy. 60 caregivers were selected by non-probability purposive sampling technique. Researcher used structured knowledge questionnaire and attitude scale for collecting the data and administered multimedia psychoeducation package (lecture cum discussion, video show, psychodrama and DVD). Results: The findings of the study revealed that the pre test mean knowledge score was 6.96 with SD of 2.38 and the post test mean knowledge score was 11.98 with SD of 1.65, the calculated paired ‘t’ value was t = 17.438. The pre test mean attitude score was 17.30 with SD of 4.21 and the post test mean attitude score was 27.0 with SD of 3.26, the calculated paired ‘t’ value was t = 27.877. The results also revealed that there was a high positive correlation between the knowledge and attitude among the caregivers of clients with chronic psychiatric illness. Conclusion: The study findings of the study revealed that multimedia psychoeducation was effective in improving the knowledge and attitude regarding drug compliance among caregivers of clients with chronic psychiatric illness which clearly depicted that the caregivers understood� the importance of drug compliance which prevents relapse, re-hospitalization and improves quality of life of both clients as well as caregivers.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multimedia Psychoeducation Package ; Knowledge ; Attitude ; Drug Compliance ; Caregivers of Clients With Chronic Psychiatric Illness.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2017 05:58
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 03:23
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/992

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