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 5, May 2019

A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Information Pamphlet on Knowledge Regarding Restraining Violent Psychiatric Patient among B.Sc Nursing Students at Selected Nursing Colleges

Sumit Satish Nirmal | Anish Kumar V [5]

Abstract: Managing aggressive and violent behaviours has become an essential skill important to all involved with psychiatric patients. A large amount of evidence has been collected that demonstrates behavioural approaches to care can provide effective alternatives to reliance on restraint. Restraint is a method that immobilizes or reduces the ability to move arms, legs, body or head freely of an individual. The restraints used in mental healthcare settings are physical, chemical, technological, and psychological. Physical restraint is a manual method to reduce the ability of person to move by applying mechanical devices. Chemical restraint involves using medications to restrain. Advanced technological restraints such as tagging, pressure pads, closed circuit television, or door alarms is often used to alert staff that the person is trying to leave or to monitor their movement. Psychological restraint includes telling the person strongly not to do something, or that doing what they want to do is not allowed.2 This study was based on quantitative evaluative research approach. A probability simple random sampling. Quasi experimental one group pre-test and post-test research design. In this study included 60 samples. Based on the objectives and the hypothesis the data were analysed by using various statistical tests. Analysis of data showed that there is significant difference between the pre-test and post-test. The calculated ttest values are much higher than the tabulated values. Hence it is statistically interpreted that the Information pamphlet on restraining violent psychiatric patient at selected nursing college. In this study information pamphlet on restraining violent psychiatric patients was very effective to restraining violent psychiatric patient.

Keywords: Effectiveness of information pamphlet on knowledge regarding restraining violent psychiatric patient

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,

Pages: 2005 - 2007

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