Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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A study to assess the knowledge regarding human rights and legal responsibilities of the mentally ill among students studying in selected nursing colleges at Mysuru



Address:   Prof. Sheela Willimas1, Mrs. Saraswathi KN2, Mr. Santosh Kumar SK2, Mr. Paramesha3, Mrs. Sunitha PS3
1Principal, JSS College of Nursing, Mysuru
2Assistant Professors, JSS College of Nursing, Mysuru
3Assistant Lecturers, JSS College of Nursing, Mysuru
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00023.8

ABSTRACT:
A descriptive study was conducted to assess the knowledge questionnaire regarding human rights and legal responsibilities of mentally ill among students. Data was collected by administering structured knowledge questionnaire regarding human rights and legal responsibilities of mentally ill. The study was conducted at JSS College of Nursing, JSS School of Nursing, Mysuru among 60 III year BSc nursing and GNM III year students who were selected by using non probability convenience sampling technique. The study result revealed that 70% of nursing students had average knowledge, 21.6% had poor knowledge and 8.4% had good knowledge among students.
KEYWORDS:
Human rights, legal responsibilities and mentally ill.
Cite:
Sheela Willimas, Saraswathi KN, Santosh Kumar SK,Paramesha, Sunitha PS. A study to assess the knowledge regarding human rights and legal responsibilities of the mentally ill among students studying in selected nursing colleges at Mysuru. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2016; 4(2): 105-106.
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