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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge of Postpartum Depression among 3rd year G.N.M. Students in Selected Schools of Nursing, at Hassan

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 6)

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Page : 1677-1677

Keywords : Evaluate; Effectiveness; Structured Teaching Programme; Postpartum depression;

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In the present study, the pre-test knowledge scores revealed that, 0.00% of students were none of them had inadequate level of knowledge, 68.30% of students had moderately adequate level of knowledge and 31.70% the students having adequate level of knowledge on postpartum depression. It can be observed from the findings of the present study that students possessed inadequate knowledge regarding postpartum depression. After structure teaching program, in regard to the post-test scores, 93.30% of the students gained adequate level of knowledge postpartum depression. It can be observed from the findings that structure teaching program had improved the knowledge of 3rd year G.N.M. students regarding postpartum depression. The post-test knowledge mean (M) 25.18 and SD=2.85 regarding postpartum depression was higher than the overall pre-test mean (M) 12.15 and SD=4.18. The difference was found statistically highly significant at pless than0.001 levels, can be attributed to the effect of structure teaching program regarding postpartum depression. Thus the hypothesis H2 is accepted with regard to overall knowledge score regarding postpartum depressions. In the light of the study findings, it can be observed that there was a statistically significant improvement in G.N.M. student?s post-test knowledge mean scores. The implementation of structure teaching program was effective and significantly improved student?s knowledge regarding postpartum depression. SUMMARY This study has proved that the 3rd year G.N.M. students increased the knowledge due to the effectiveness of structured teaching programme. Thus, the student researcher recommends further studies in these areas to improve the knowledge.

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