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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 3
First page : ( 373) Last page : ( 379)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00080.0

Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge regarding Mental Health and its Problems in Children among Anganwadi workers in selected villages of district Sonipat, Haryana

Mrs Mamta1,*, Mr Rajamani Sathish2

1Lecturer, Happy Child College of Nursing, Sonipat, The Research is Undertaken by Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak

2Professor, HOD of Mental Health Nursing., Ved Nursing College, Panipat, The Research is Undertaken by Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak

*Corresponding Author E-mail: sat2careu@gmail.com

Online published on 10 August, 2020.

Abstract

The study aims to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding mental health and its problems in children among anganwadi workers in selected villages of district Sonipat, Haryana. The methodology of the presents study was a pre experimental research design. Sample size of the study was 60 selected with simple random sampling technique. Self-structured knowledge questionnaire on mental health and its problems in children was used for data collection. Data collection method was self-reporting questionnaire method; data analysis was done with the help of descriptive and inferential statistics. The study findings reveal with regard to the group the pre -test value is 13.28 (SD= ± 3.67) and the post-test value is 33.31 (SD= ±5.33). The mean difference value is 20.03. The t-value for 59 degree of freedom was 2.00 at the ‘P’ -value 0.00. It was significant. Hence structured teaching programme on mental health their problem in children was effective in increasing the level of knowledge among anganwadi workers. There was a statistically significant association between pre-test level of knowledge of samples with socio demographic variables like age. The study concluded that the structured teaching programme was effective in enhancing the knowledge of anganwadi workers regarding mental health and its problems in children.

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Keywords

Mental health, Mental health problems, Children, Anganwadi workers.

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