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International Journal of Psychiatry Research

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding sexual abuse and its prevention among adolescent girls studying in selected higher secondary School Kalol city, Gandhinagar

Author(s):

Hina Asodiya

Abstract:

Background: Adolescence is an important phase in the life cycle. The development of familial, Interpersonal and institutional relationships at this critical stage in life may have lasting influences throughout the life-course.
Methodology: A Pre-Experimental Research approach helped the investigator to assess the effectiveness of a structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding sexual abuse among adolescent girls of studying selected higher secondary school in Kalol Gandhinagar. As the control over the variables under the study was not taken, randomization was used. Hence, the pre- experimental approach was used in this study. One group Pre-Test Post Test Research Design. 
Results: In this, majority 52(86.66%.) of the sample were in the age group of 14-16 years, 8(13.33%) of the sample were in the age group of 12-14 years, 60(100%) sample were female, majority 56(93.33%) of the sample were Hindu. In pre-test of sexual abuse result was subject highest percentage 15% were poor,73.33% were good, 11.66% were very good, 0% were excellent and post test result was subject highest percentage 55% were excellent;30% were very good; 15% were very good; 0% were poor. The mean score of pre-tests was 6.67 and mean score of post- tests was 17.21 it indicates that the 10.54 knowledge in these students. The comparison between pre-test and post-test performance score 10.54 obtained by samples regarding sexual abuse. 
Conclusion: The findings indicated that structured teaching programme was an effective in improving knowledge adolescent girls of selected higher secondary school kalol city, Gujarat.

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International Journal of Psychiatry Research
How to cite this article:
Hina Asodiya. A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding sexual abuse and its prevention among adolescent girls studying in selected higher secondary School Kalol city, Gandhinagar. Int. J. Psychiatry Res. 2024;6(1):39-42. DOI: 10.33545/26648962.2024.v6.i1a.66
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