International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Hoarding Disease and its Prevention among Adolescents in Selected Nursing College at Gonda

Dr. Aspin R. | Jeya Vanitha .A


Abstract: This study was done to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programs on knowledge regarding hoarding disease and its prevention among adolescents in selected nursing colleges at Gonda. A person with hoarding disorder experiences distresses at the thought of getting rid of the items. Excessive accumulation of items, regardless of actual value, occurs. Although HD is not uncommon in India, this disorder is rarely reported in specialty settings in India, which suggests that awareness and detection should be improved. A study says the prevalence of HD was 1.02%. The aim of the study is to make the adolescent students understand this disorder in order to identify and treat the patient with HD disorder. The conceptual framework was done based on a Conceptual Framework based on general system theory as postulated by Von Ludwig Bertalanffy (1968). In order to accomplish the objectives of the study, a pre-experimental one-group pretest-posttest study design was adopted. In this study, the sample consists of 60 adolescents who fulfilled the inclusion criteria for the study. The non-probability convenient sampling technique was used for this study. A structured socio-demographic data, and Questionnaire to assess the knowledge regarding hoarding disorder and its prevention were selected on the basis of the objectives of the study. The collected data were tabulated according to various parameters and the complete analysis was done with descriptive and inferential statistics. The finding of the study says there is a huge improvement in the knowledge of adolescents on hoarding disorder and its prevention, in number it shows that in pre-test there were only 3(5%) samples had adequate knowledge, it became 39(65%) samples after post-test. It implies that the structured teaching program was effective.


Keywords: hoarding disease, prevention, adolescents


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 11, November 2021,


Pages: 1236 - 1240


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