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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Risk Factors and Preventive Measures for Suicidal Behavior among the Adolescents Studying in Selected Higher Secondary College, Maharashtra

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 8)

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Page : 1046-1049

Keywords : assess; effectiveness; planned teaching programme; risk factors; preventive measures; suicidal behavior;

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Background: Suicidal behavior has existed throughout human history, but due to several complex factors, it has increased gradually in all parts of the world and, in the past few decades, has reached alarming statistical levels. Aim: This study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding risk factors and preventive measures for suicidal behavior. Methodology: Present study had been done by using one group pre - test and post - test design with 60 samples selected by non - probability purposive sampling technique. Results: The result shows pre - test mean score is 13.41?2.64 which is 31.92% and post - test mean score is 17.58?3.08 which is 73.25% with a difference of 41.33%. The paired ?t? test value is 7.35 which is significantly higher than the table value of 2.0009 at p?0.05 level. Conclusion: Thus the planned teaching programme is effective in improving the knowledge regarding Risk factors and Preventive measures for Suicidal Behavior among Adolescents.

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