International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Deep Breathing Exercise on Management of Level on Stress of Psychotic Patients at Selected Hospital, Guwahati, Assam

Dimpi Baishya | S. Sarojini Devi [2]


Abstract: Background: Psychosis refers to an abnormal condition of the mind described as involving a "loss of contact with reality". Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to life experiences. Stress can also trigger symptoms of psychosis in people who are particularly at risk for psychotic disorder. Objective of the study: The aim of the study is to assess the effectiveness of deep breathing exercise on management of level on stress of psychotic patients. Method of the Study: A qualitative research approach with pre-experimental research (one group pre-test post-test) design. 60 psychotic patients were selected using purposive sampling technique. The study was conducted in Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam. The tool for data collection was interview structured questionnaire (socio-demographic variables) and Perceived Stress Scale was used to assess the level of stress of psychotic patients. Result: The findings of the study revealed that in pre-test majority 43 (71.7%) of participants had high stress, while in post-test majority 34 (56.7%) of participants had low stress. So, the study can be concluded that deep breathing exercise is effective in reducing the level on stress among psychotic patients. Conclusion: The findings of the study are consistent with the literature and have support from the other studies.


Keywords: Deep breathing exercise, stress, psychotic patients


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,


Pages: 536 - 541


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Dimpi Baishya, S. Sarojini Devi, "A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Deep Breathing Exercise on Management of Level on Stress of Psychotic Patients at Selected Hospital, Guwahati, Assam", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022, pp. 536-541, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR22310103857

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