International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016


Effectiveness of Bibliotherapy on the Level of Stress among Old Age in Selected Old Age Home, Chennai

V. Hemavathy [15] | S. Rengila


Abstract: BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY, Ageing is a natural process As there is no concrete work schedule to follow, and they start feeling unwanted. When all the young members of the family are busy in their discourses of life, old people lack the love and attention they need. All these factors contribute in stressing in old age. OBJECTIVES,. To assess the pretest and posttest level of stress among old age in the experimental and control group. evaluate the effectiveness of bibliotherapy on stress among old age in experimental and control group associate the level of stress among old age with selected demographic variables in experimental group. HYPOTHESIS There will be a significant difference between the post test score of stress in experimental and control group among old age. There will be a significant association between the post level of stress among old age and their selected demographic variables in experimental and control group among old age. METHODOLOGY Nonequivalent control group pre-test and post-test design was used for this study. Purposive sampling technique was used for the study. FINAL RESULT AND CONCLUSION In the pretest the level of stress among selected 30 samples in experimental group 2 (6.7 %) Of them had average level of stress and 20 (66.6 %) of them had slightly higher level of stress and 8 (26.7 %) had much higher level of stress. In the post test level of stress among selected 30 samples in experimental group 4 (13.3 %) had very lower level of stress 17 (56.7 %) had slightly lower level of stress 6 (20 %) had average level of stress 2 (6.7 %) had slightly higher level of stress and 1 (3.3 %) had much higher level of stress. The effectiveness of Bibliotherapy on level of stress among elderly using paired t test shows 24.1 significant at the level of P <0.001which implying that there was significant decrease in the level of stress among old age people in the post test


Keywords: effectiveness, bibliotherapy, old age, old age home


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016,


Pages: 1428 - 1430


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