International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019


Effectiveness of Play Therapy on Anxiety among Hospitalized Children at Selected Hospitals

Rashmi More


Abstract: Aim of the study: The study aims to find the Effectiveness of play therapy on anxiety among hospitalized children at selected hospitals. Objectives of study 1. To assess the level of anxiety among hospitalized children at selected hospital.2. To determine the effectiveness of play therapy by comparing pre-test and post test level of the anxiety among the experimentalgroup.3. To determine the effectiveness of play therapy by comparing posttest level of anxiety among experimental and control group.4. To find out the association between pretest level of anxiety and selected demographic variables. Method: True Experimental Pre test Post test Control Group Research Design Quantitative, evaluative approach was carried out on 40 hospitalized children selected by simple random sampling (lottery method) technique to test effectiveness of play therapy. The data was collected by using Modified Hamilton Anxiety Scale consists of 14 items. Results: The presents study evaluates and found that demographic variables, 13 (23.5 %) were in the age group of 4years, 24 (60 %) were males, 29 (72.5 %) belongs to Hindu religion, 12 (30 %) have Pre-school /Play School education, birth order in family was first order 19 (47.5 %), number of children in family is two shows percentage are 22 (55 %), mother was primary with percentage 22 (55 %), education of father was primary 20 (50 %), monthly incomes between 10000 Rs-15000Rs are 16 (40 %), nuclear type of family is 21 (52.5 %), population staying in urban area is 25 (62.5 %), population staying in urban area is 25 (62.5 %), previous history of stay in hospital is 27 (67.5 %), duration of current stay in hospital shows 19 (47.5 %), pre test and post-test Anxiety level means were 23.15 and 15.10 showed play therapy was effective. Interpretation and conclusion: Analysis data shows that highly significance difference found between the pre -test and post- test anxiety scores at the level of (P


Keywords: Play therapy, Anxiety


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019,


Pages: 1802 - 1806


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Rashmi More, "Effectiveness of Play Therapy on Anxiety among Hospitalized Children at Selected Hospitals", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20195659, Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019, 1802 - 1806

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