The effectiveness of planned teaching program on knowledge and attitude regarding adjustment problems among B.Sc. 1st year students in selected Colleges of Shimla, H.P.: An interventional study
Ritika Soni, Ritu Rilta, Sonali Mehta, Usha Bhatia and Shweta
Background: Adjustment was introduced into the mental disorder classification systems almost 30 years ago, but similar syndrome was recognized for many years before that Adjustment disorders were a group of conditions that occur when people have difficulty in coping with a stressful life event. These include the death of a love one, relationship issues, or being fired from work. While everyone encounters stress, some people have trouble handling certain stressors. To increase the knowledge and improve attitude of students regarding adjustment problems Planned Teaching Program has been proved effective.
Aim and objective: The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching program regarding knowledge and attitude regarding adjustment problems.
Methodology: A quantitative approach with quasi experimental, non- randomized control group pre-test, post-test design was used in the study.
Setting: The research was conducted in selected Nursing Colleges of Shimla.
Sampling technique: This study includes 80 Nursing Students. The Samples were selected by using convenient sampling technique.
Tools: The tools used for data collection were Demographic variables, Structured Knowledge questionnaire and Attitude Scale.
Result: The pre-test mean score of knowledge and attitude of experimental group were 9.20, 59.53 and that of comparison group were 9.23, 61.45 respectively. The post-test mean score of knowledge and attitude score of experimental group were 13.1, 72.9 and that of comparison group were 9.35, 62.5 respectively. In post-test knowledge score the t value 11.38 was found to be statistically significant at 0.05 level of significance as p value was 0.00*. In relation to attitude the t value 22.41 was found to be statistically significant as p value was 0.01*. The results depicted that planned teaching programme was effective and it was concluded that there was a significant improvement in the knowledge and attitude of nursing students regarding adjustment problems.
Ritika Soni, Ritu Rilta, Sonali Mehta, Usha Bhatia, Shweta. The effectiveness of planned teaching program on knowledge and attitude regarding adjustment problems among B.Sc. 1<sup>st </sup>year students in selected Colleges of Shimla, H.P.: An interventional study. Int J Adv Psychiatric Nurs 2021;3(1):10-16. DOI: 10.33545/26641348.2021.v3.i1a.47