International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024


A Descriptive Study to Assess the Level of Depression among Alcoholic Patients Admitted in De Addiction Center at Selected Settings

Latha Abel | Shyamaladevi [2]


Abstract: Descriptive study to assess the level of depression among alcoholic patients admitted in de addiction center. To assess the level of knowledge on the adverse effects of alcohol. To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on adverse effects of alcoholism. To correlate the posttest level of knowledge on adverse effects of alcoholism with their selected demographic variables. Design: one group pretest and posttest design. Setting: study is conducted in the deaddiction center. Sample: 60 adults were selected for the study. Outcome measures: level of knowledge assessed with the questionnaire. intervention: structured teaching programme is given to the samples that were selected. Result: after giving the health education to the adult?s posttest mean score was 1.55 and its standard deviation is 0.6872. In the post test there was prefect correlation between the religion, number of friends with alcoholism, no of alcoholics in the family and duration of alcoholism. Conclusion the result supported that structured teaching programme is very suitable and practicable intervention to reduce the use of alcohol among the adults.


Keywords: depression, alcoholism, structured teaching programme, demographic variables, Morattandi area


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,


Pages: 1587 - 1589


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