International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020 | Rating: 8.1 / 10


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Behavioural Intervention on Reducing Anxiety Level and Increasing Tolerance Level Among Patients Undergoing Gastroscopy in Endoscopy Room of Shri Mahant Indresh Hospital, Dehradun

Pragya Regmi | Bijayata Shrestha


Abstract: Background: Anxiety and tolerance related to gastroscopy has been increasingly recognized as a global health burden. One of the most common interventions for patients undergoing gastroscopy is behavioural intervention that helps to reduce anxiety level and increase tolerance level. Methodology: A quantitative pre-experimental research design is used in this study. The data was collected using the anxiety level scale assessment and 4 point likert scale for tolerance level and analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Conclusion: Major findings of the study revealed that, Age in years depicts that the majority of the respondent 33.33 % (10). Percentage distribution of the patients in relation to their Gender depicted that majority of the respondent 66.66 % (20) were Female, 33. Percentage distribution of patient in relation to their Educational status depicted that majority of respondents 50 % (15) has Intermediate Education. Percentage distribution of patients in relation to their Marital Status depicted that majority of the respondents 63.33 % (19) are Married. Percentage distribution of patients in relation to their Occupational Status depicted that majority of respondents 40 % (12) were Self Employed. Percentage distribution of patient in relation to their Type of family that majority of the respondents 56.66 % (17) were Nuclear. Percentage distribution of patient in relation to their Monthly Income shows that majority of respondents 46.66 % (14) have monthly income of Rs.5000-Rs.10000. monthly income Rs.15001-Rs.20000. The study shows that there was not significant association between demographic variables and pre test score in relation with anxiety level and tolerance level of the patient undergoing gastroscopy.


Keywords: Behavioral Intervention, Anxiety level, Tolerance Level, Gastroscopy, Endoscopy, Effectiveness


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,


Pages: 704 - 707



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