A Study to Assess the Knowledge of Mother Regarding Behavioral Problem among Under 5 Year Children in Selected Areas of Bharuch with a View to Develop an Information Booklet
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

A Study to Assess the Knowledge of Mother Regarding Behavioral Problem among Under 5 Year Children in Selected Areas of Bharuch with a View to Develop an Information Booklet

Shaijo K J, Robin Abraham

Normal children are healthy, happy & well adjusted. Behaviour problem may occur due to over protection, rejection, or pampering over discipline and disturbed parents child interaction because of broken family (single family, divorce). Parents should follow middle path in providing guidance and emotional support to their children, unrealistic discipline modalities are likely to cause behaviour problems. The objectives are to assess the knowledge of mothers on behavioral problems among under 5 year children, to find out the association between the levels of knowledge of mothers regarding behavioral problems among under 5 year children with selected demographic variables, to develop information booklet for knowledge of mothers of under 5 year children regarding the management of behavioral problem. In this study the researcher has used non experimental descriptive design. Study was conducted in Devbhumi Bunglows and Bharti Row House, Bharuch. Target population is under 5 years age childrens mothers. The tool is divided into two sections to obtain response from samples. Section 1: Questionnaire to elicit the demographic characteristics. Section 2: A self-structured Questionnaire to assess the knowledge of mothers regarding behavior problems. Validity was done by experts. In areas of Nursing and Child Health Nursing. Reliability was done by split-half method. Data gathering process was done by using non probability convenience sampling method. The study was conducted in the month March 2019. Mothers were explained the purpose of the study and got a written consent from them after that questionnaire was administered. Knowledge of mother regarding behavior problem reveals that 25 (83.33 %) mothers had moderate knowledge and 5 (16.66 %) of mother had inadequate knowledge. There was no significant association between knowledge and demographic variables. As per the statistical analysis the researcher conclude that mother knowledge is not adequate and the knowledge of behavior problem in mothers can be improved by distributing information booklet.

Keywords: Mother, behavioral problem, children and information booklet

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

Pages: 1318 - 1320

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Shaijo K J, Robin Abraham, "A Study to Assess the Knowledge of Mother Regarding Behavioral Problem among Under 5 Year Children in Selected Areas of Bharuch with a View to Develop an Information Booklet", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20202940, Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019, 1318 - 1320

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