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Original Research Article

Year: 2018 | Month: April | Volume: 8 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 131-136

Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Module on Knowledge of Mothers of School Going Children Regarding Management of Behavioral Disorders

Manisha Praharaj

M.Sc. Tutor, SUM Nursing College, SOA (deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha.


A pre experimental study was conducted in Ankuli, Berhampur, Ganjam, Odisha. Data was collected from 50 mothers of school going children, selected by convenient sampling technique and structured interview schedule to assess the effectiveness of VATM regarding management of behavioral disorders. Findings revealed that highest percentage 52% of mothers of school going children were in the age group of 20 – 30 years, 44% mothers had primary level education, 100% of mothers belong to Hindu religion, majority i.e. 76% of mothers belong to nuclear family, 64% of mothers had per capita monthly income Rs 1001 – 2000, 52% of mothers got information from health personnel. Area wise overall pre-test mean score (17.4±1.77) which was 45.78% of maximum score whereas in post-test mean score (26.4±2.75) which was 69.47% of the maximum score showing a difference of 23.69% of effectiveness. It was observed that difference between pre and post-test knowledge score from area wise mean values vary from 17.4 to 23.69. Hence, it depicts that VATM was effective in improving knowledge of mothers. Further highly significant (P<0.01) difference was found between pre and post-test knowledge score and no significant association was found between post-test knowledge score and all the demographic variables of mothers of school going children, when compared to age, general education, religion, type of family, per capita monthly income, previous source of information (P<0.05).

Key words: Video assisted teaching module, behavioral disorder.

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