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A Correlational Study between Cognitive Errors and Anxiety among Adults Studying in Selected University of Gurugram, Haryana with a View to Develop an Informational Pamphlet for its Management and Prevention

Mohini Yadav, Ibanrilin Ranee

Abstract: A correlational study between cognitive errors and Anxiety among adults studying in selected University of Gurugram, Haryana with a view to develop an informational pamphlet for its management and prevention. Author: Mohini Yadav (M.Sc. Nursing), Ms. Ibanrilin Ranee (Assistant Professor Amity College Of Nursing Amity University Gurugram Haryana) ABSTRACT: A correlational study between cognitive errors and anxiety among adults studying in university of gurugram haryana. In this study a quantitative research approach and correlational research design was used with purposive sampling technique, on 100 samples who were attending Starex University Haryana. Tool was consisting of structured questionnaire on Cognitive errors and anxiety further checking the correlation between cognitive errors and anxiety among adults. A pamphlet prepared for giving awareness among adults about cognitive errors and its preventions and management. In adults majority (51%) have severe cognitive errors. Majority of adults (45%) having severe anxiety. And there was strong positive correlation between cognitive errors and anxiety among adults. There was no association between cognitive errors and selected background data variables. Key words: Cognitive errors, Adults, Anxiety, Information pamphlet INTRODUCTION Cognitive errors or errors are thoughts that cause individuals to perceive reality inaccurately. We all have pattern of thinking and this may impact our emotional state and behaviour. There are specific (and common) ways people distort their thinking. These irrational thoughts and beliefs (i.e., errors) can lead to problematic emotional states and behaviour, like anxiety, low self-esteem, and depression and relationship conflicts. REVIEW OF LITERATURE: 1. A study were conducted to determine the relationship between cognitive errors and anxiety symptoms in school aged children and to analyze the age group and gender effects on the 4 cognitive errors, out of 205 children aged 8-13yrs the results shows older children have more cognitive errors than younger and female showed higher cognitive errors than male, higher levels of anxiety associated with more cognitive error.[1] 2. A study examined the linkage between cognitive errors and anxiety among 251 samples of children and adolescent referred for anxiety problems. Results indicated that the measure of anxiety were significantly related to each of cognitive errors i.e. catastrophizing, overgeneralization, personalization and selesctive abstraction.[2] OBJECTIVE 1. To assess the cognitive errors among adults studying in selected University of Gurugram , Haryana. 2. To assess the level of anxiety among adults studying in selected University of Gurugram, Haryana. 3. To determine correlation between cognitive errors and anxiety with demographical variable among adults studying in selected University of Gurugram, Haryana. 4. To develop & validate an informational pamphlet for management of cognitive errors and anxiety among adults studying in selected University of Gurugram, Haryana. DELIMITATION The study is delimited to: ? The adults (18 to 26years) people coming to Starex University during period of data collection. ? Only for 100 samples in Starex University of Gurugram, Haryana. METHOD

Keywords: cognitive errors, anxiety, Pamphlet

Country: India, Subject Area: Nursing

Pages: 2153 - 2156

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

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Mohini Yadav, Ibanrilin Ranee, "A Correlational Study between Cognitive Errors and Anxiety among Adults Studying in Selected University of Gurugram, Haryana with a View to Develop an Informational Pamphlet for its Management and Prevention", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i5/show_abstract.php?id=ART20198364, Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019, 2153 - 2156

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