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Research Paper | Occupational Therapy | India | Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018
Study the Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Intervention in the Management of Glossophobia among Under Graduate College Going Students
Dr Pankaj Kumar
Abstract: Aim To find the effectiveness of OT intervention in reducing fear of public speaking Among UG College going students. Objective To find out the incidence of fear of public speaking among the UG college going students. To teach relaxation therapy introducing fear of public speaking to college students. To associate the demographic variables with the outcome measure. Methodology This study involved 30 students of age group between 18-22 years from SRM College of Occupational Therapy in kattankulathur. They were administered Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale and Fear Thermometer at the beginning of the study. After OT intervention for 15 sessions the HAM-A and FT scale scores were compared. Results The results shows that Occupational Therapy intervention is effective in reducing fear of public speaking among the Under Graduate students. Conclusion occupational therapy intervention is effective to reduce fear of public speaking among Under Graduate college going student.
Keywords: Fear of public speaking, Relaxation, Desensitization
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018,
Pages: 1544 - 1546