International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022


A Comparative Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Bibliotherapy v/s Puzzle Therapy among Student Nurses in Selected College of Nursing Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Archana Yadav | Minu S. R. [4]


Abstract: Bibliotherapy provides a sensitive way for a practitioner or educator, especially for children, to guide reading to help an individual understand themselves and the environment, learn from others, and possibly find solutions to their problems. Puzzle reinforces connections between brain cells, improves mental speed and is an especially effective way to improve short-term memory and reduce the anxiety. A comparative study to assess the knowledge regarding bibliotherapy v/s puzzle therapy among student nurses in selected college of nursing Lucknow Uttar Pradesh. With objectives of assess the knowledge regarding bibliotherapy among students nurses in selected college of nursing, assess the knowledge regarding puzzle therapy among student nurses in selected college of nursing, compare the knowledge regarding bibliotherapy and puzzle therapy among student nurses in selected college of nursing and find out the association between the knowledge regarding bibliotherapy and puzzle therapy among the student nurses with selected demographic variables. Non experimental comparative research design was used for the study. The setting of the study was Maa Chandrika Devi College of nursing and research centre bakshi ka talab, Sitapur, Lucknow and bhalchandra institute of nursing Dubagga, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh and the sample size was 100 student nurses selected by random sampling technique in the study. The finding of the study shows that mean value of bibliotherapy is 13.57, standard deviations value is 2.77and median value 13.00 and puzzle therapy mean value is 5.82, standard deviation is 1.97 and median value is 6.00 and majority of student nurses have more knowledge regarding bibliotherapy compare to puzzle therapy. The association between knowledge regarding bibliotherapy and puzzle therapy among the student nurses with their selected demographic variables age of the student nurses, gender, religion, studying, area of living is non-significant. It can be concluded that the majority of student nurses have more knowledge regarding bibliotherapy as compare to puzzle therapy.


Keywords: Bibliotherapy, Puzzle Therapy, Nursing, Therapeuticcontexts


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 23 - 27


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