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A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on knowledge regarding Body Dysmorphic Disorder among adolescent girls in selected schools in Gandhinagar district


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1 HOD of Mental Health Department, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist. Mehsana., India
2 2nd Year M.Sc Nursing Student, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist. Mehsana., India
     

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Introduction: most people worry about some feature of their face or body at some time and they use cosmetics for improve their physical look. But if this thinking covert into obsession than person suffer from body dysmorphic disorder. Person with body dysmorphic disorder may spend long period of thinking about physical details that are unnoticeable or not visible to other peoples. This concern can become an obsession. Body dysmorphic disorder is mental condition with person become very anxious about physical defect. They are imagining the defect or it’s so minor that other cannot see. These feeling consume the person’s thoughts, affecting their social activity and job.1 Design: A quantitative approach using Pre experimental one group pre-test post-test research design. Participants: 100 selected Adolescent girls of Gandhinagar district using Non-Probability Convenience sampling technique. Tool: Self- Structured Knowledge Questionnaire. Results: With regard to pre-test level of knowledge it shows that, maximum 66(66%) participants were having poor knowledge, 34(34%) participants were having average knowledge. During post-test maximum 54(54%) of participants were having good knowledge and remaining 46(46%) of participants were had average knowledge. In pre-test, participants mean was 6.02, with standard deviation 2.44. In post-test, participants mean was13.33, with standard deviation 3.13. Conclusion: There was an increase in knowledge score after structured teaching program. There is significant moderate co-relation between the Knowledge and Attitude of the adolescent girls regarding body dysmorphic disorder.

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Assess, Effectiveness, Body dysmorphic disorder, Knowledge, Adolescent Girls.
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Authors

Jayesh V. Patidar
HOD of Mental Health Department, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist. Mehsana., India
Tamanna Parmar
2nd Year M.Sc Nursing Student, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist. Mehsana., India

Abstract


Introduction: most people worry about some feature of their face or body at some time and they use cosmetics for improve their physical look. But if this thinking covert into obsession than person suffer from body dysmorphic disorder. Person with body dysmorphic disorder may spend long period of thinking about physical details that are unnoticeable or not visible to other peoples. This concern can become an obsession. Body dysmorphic disorder is mental condition with person become very anxious about physical defect. They are imagining the defect or it’s so minor that other cannot see. These feeling consume the person’s thoughts, affecting their social activity and job.1 Design: A quantitative approach using Pre experimental one group pre-test post-test research design. Participants: 100 selected Adolescent girls of Gandhinagar district using Non-Probability Convenience sampling technique. Tool: Self- Structured Knowledge Questionnaire. Results: With regard to pre-test level of knowledge it shows that, maximum 66(66%) participants were having poor knowledge, 34(34%) participants were having average knowledge. During post-test maximum 54(54%) of participants were having good knowledge and remaining 46(46%) of participants were had average knowledge. In pre-test, participants mean was 6.02, with standard deviation 2.44. In post-test, participants mean was13.33, with standard deviation 3.13. Conclusion: There was an increase in knowledge score after structured teaching program. There is significant moderate co-relation between the Knowledge and Attitude of the adolescent girls regarding body dysmorphic disorder.

Keywords


Assess, Effectiveness, Body dysmorphic disorder, Knowledge, Adolescent Girls.

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