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| Published: June 15, 2018

A Quasi Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Psychotherapy on Anxiety among Pre Operative and Post Operative Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery In Christian Medical College and Hospital Ludhiana Punjab

Neeraj Gill ,

Lecturer, Khalsa College Of Nursing, Amritsar, Punjab, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Usha Singh

Professor, Christian Medical College And Hospital Ludhiana Punjab, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.052/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.052

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The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of structured psychotherapy on anxiety among pre operative and post-operative  patients undergoing abdominal surgery. The sample comprised of 40 patients divided into two groups experimental group 20 & control group 20. Speilbergers state anxiety inventory was used to collect data. ‘t’ value & Anova was calculated for the comparison of pretest and post test. State anxiety score of experimental and control group of patients. Results showed that there was marked difference in pre test and post test state anxiety scores of patients in experimental group where as in control group there was a statistically significant difference between pre test and post test scores. However no significant effect was found in control group. However no significant effect was found according to age, educational qualification, religion, technique of surgery & income support system on pre test anxiety scores of patients in both experimental and control group.
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Neeraj Gill @ mink.gill@yahoo.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.052/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.052

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 2, April-June, 2018

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