Author(s): Dayalal Patidar, Kaushal Patidar, Hiral Dabhi

Email(s): kaush776@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00012.0   

Address: Dr. Dayalal Patidar1, Mr. Kaushal Patidar2, Ms. Hiral Dabhi3
1Principal, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu. Dist. Mehsana.
2Associate Professor, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist. Mehsana.
3Final Year, M.Sc. Nursing Student, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Dist. Mehsana.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Acne is one of the most common dermatologic conditions, affecting millions of individuals in the United States. It's characterized by whiteheads, blackheads and blemishes. In general, acne typically develops in teenagers; however, many adults have some degree of acne as well. The exact cause of acne is unknown. Hormonal changes during the teenage years, as well as during pregnancy, may be contributing factors. In general, there are two types of acne: 1. Noninflammatory acne, characterized by the presence of whiteheads and blackheads.2. Inflammatory acne, characterized by the presence of pimples, which may rupture to form inflammatory lesions that are raised, reddened areas on the skin called "papules. “In the majority of cases, individuals exhibit both types of acne. Acne typically occurs in the facial area, chest and back, where the sebaceous glands are the most prominent. Acne can also occur on other areas of the body as well, such as on the neck and upper arms. Causes of Acne: There are a variety of factors that may contribute to or worsen acne. These factors can be classified as environmental, physical or emotional. Preventing Acne: There are various preventative measures that may prevent or reduce acne flare-ups. Objective: To assess the knowledge regarding prevention on acne vulgaris among the adolescents at selected high schools, to evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding prevention on acne vulgaris among the adolescent at selected high schools, to find out the association of knowledge with their selected demographic variables. Material and Method: Pre experimental pre- test post-test research design approach under taken in selected high schools of mehsana city. Data collection was there 100 Adolescents at selected high schools of mehsana city. Results: In the pretest mean was 9.99 and posttest mean was 18.15. The pretest standard deviation was 3.01 and the posttest standard deviation was 3.22. “t” value was 42.27. There is no significant association between the knowledge and selected demographic variables. Conclusion: finding of the study about prevention on acne vulgaris was significantly effective in improving knowledge of adolescents regarding prevention on acne vulgaris.


Cite this article:
Dayalal Patidar, Kaushal Patidar, Hiral Dabhi. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding prevention on Acne vulgaris among the adolescents at selected high schools of Mehsana City. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(1):54-56. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00012.0


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2.    Journal Articles “Acne’ published on 2006 January, retrieved from http; || www.nians.nib.gov|health-info|acne|default.asp. 
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