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International Journal of Advanced Psychiatric Nursing
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International Journal of Advanced Psychiatric Nursing
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A
A study to assess school teachers’ knowledge on behavioral and emotional problems of children, Punjab

Narendra Kumar Sumeriya, Hemant Kumar Saini and Hemlata Saini

Aim: The aim of the present study to assess school teachers’ knowledge on behavioral and emotional problems of children, Punjab.
Methods: The descriptive design was used to assess the school teachers’ knowledge on behavioral and emotional problems of children, Punjab. The study subjects were selected from primary schools of Punjab. The population for the study includes school teachers who are handling the students in the age group between 6-12 years. The sample selected for the present study was 50 school teachers who fulfilled the inclusion criteria. Purposive sampling technique was adopted for the study.
Results: The knowledge of school teachers on behavioral problems of school children shows that 11 [22%] of school teachers having moderately adequate knowledge and 39 [78%] of them have inadequate knowledge and none of the school teachers had adequate knowledge regarding behavioral problems of school children among school teachers. The mean and standard deviation of the study is 15.74 ±5.51. In association, the level of knowledge among school teachers on behavioral problems with selected demographic variables reveals that none of the demographic variables are non significant with the P value <0.05.
Conclusion: The study concluded the need of educating the primary school teacher in handling the children with emotional and behavioral problem so that every aspects of the child development is considered and taken care.
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How to cite this article:
Narendra Kumar Sumeriya, Hemant Kumar Saini, Hemlata Saini. A study to assess school teachers’ knowledge on behavioral and emotional problems of children, Punjab. Int J Adv Psychiatric Nurs 2022;4(1):35-38.
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