Author(s): A. Arvin Babu, M. Kalaivani, K. Sangeetha, P.Padmavathi

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Address: Prof. A. Arvin Babu1, Ms. M. Kalaivani2, Ms. K. Sangeetha2, Ms.P.Padmavathi2
1Principal, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Ganapathypuram, No – 1 Ranganoor Road, Muniyappan Kovil, Pallakkapalyam, Namakkal District – 637 303
2Vice Principal, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Ganapathypuram, No – 1 Ranganoor Road, Muniyappan Kovil, Pallakkapalyam, Namakkal District – 637 303
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Published In:   Volume - 2,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2014


ABSTRACT:
Background: The behaviour develops from intrauterine period itself. Each stage of development the child is learning from the parents, peer groups and the environment. These are the factors which influence the behaviour of the children. Objectives: To assess the knowledge of preschool behavioural problems among mothers. Design: A cross – sectional descriptive design was adopted for the study. Setting: Kollapatti Village, Namakkal District. Participants: 30 mothers fulfilling the inclusion criteria were selected by purposive sampling technique. Methods: All participants were given a questionnaire to complete; questions were related to Baseline Proforma of mothers and standard questionnaire on behavioural problems administered 20 – 25 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Results: The findings revealed that Knowledge of mothers shows that 80% of the mothers having inadequate knowledge and 20% of them having moderately adequate knowledge on behavioral problems. There is no significant association between selected demographic variables and level of knowledge on preschool behavioural problems among mothers (P > 0.005). Conclusion: Mothers are having was very poor knowledge regarding behavioural problems. There is a need to educate parents on behaviour of children and the significance of behavioural deviations.


Cite this article:
A. Arvin Babu, M. Kalaivani, K. Sangeetha, P.Padmavathi. Knowledge on Preschool Behavioural Problems among Mothers Residing At Kollapatti Village, Namakkal District. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(3): July- Sept. 2014; Page 221-223.


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