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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023
Psychological Problems among Hearing Impaired Adolescent Studying in Selected Special Schools: A Descriptive Study
Mayuri Panchbuddhe | Siddheshwari Barbatkar
Abstract: Objectives: 1) To asses Psychological Problems among Hearing impaired adolescent studying in selected special schools of the city.2) To find out the association between Psychological problems among hearing impaired adolescent with selected demographic variables. Methodology: Non experimental descriptive design used for the study. It was conducted over 100 Hearing impaired adolescent by using Non probability Purposive sampling technique. Results: Assessment was done by using Rating Scale to asses Psychological problems. Analysis showed that 40% of the adolescent had mild level of psychological problems, 59% of them had moderate level of psychological problems and only 1% of the adolescent had severe level of psychological problems. Mean psychological problem score was 107.53?22.22 and mean percentage of psychological problems score was 59.73? 12.34. Mean psychological problem score for the area wise distribution was, for anxiety it was 35.06?8.68, for aggression it was 35.67?7.91 for frustration it was 36.80?7.53. Conclusion: Analysis reveals that in overall association there is association of psychological problem score with age, religion, area of residence, monthly family income (Rs), education of students. In anxiety there is association of psychological problem score with age, religion, area of residence, education of students. In aggression there is association of psychological problem score with age, religion, education of students. In Frustration there is association there is association of psychological problem score with age, religion, area of residence, Education of students. While none of the other variables were associated with psychological problem score.
Keywords: Psychological problems, Hearing impaired, Adolescent, Special Schools
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,
Pages: 1762 - 1767