Sikandar Kumar, Saibalini Parida, Sinmayee Kumari Devi
Dr Sikandar Kumar1*, Mrs. Saibalini Parida2, Mrs. Sinmayee Kumari Devi3
1Vice Principal cum HOD of Psychiatric Nursing, Lord Jagannath Mission College of Nursing,, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
2 Sister Tutor, L.H.V Training School, Berhampur, Ganjam, Odisha
3Associate Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecological Nursing, Lord Jagannath Mission College of Nursing,, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Volume - 3,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2015
A quasi experimental research design was undertaken among 50 caregivers of Schizophrenics Patients at mental health Institute, S.C.B. Medical College, Hospital Cuttack, Odisha, selected by Purposive Sampling technique, data were collected from Dtd. 10.11.2014 to 12.12.2014 by using Depressive Anxiety Stress Scale (DASS) to assess the level of stress among the caregivers of schizophrenic patient in the form of structured interview schedule. The collected data were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Findings revealed that in Pre-test, 54% of the caregivers had moderate stress and 34% of them had mild stress. But in post test majority 62% of caregivers have no stress and 36% have mild level of stress.
Factor wise comparison showed that there is effectiveness of pranayam in decreasing stress. Highly significant difference was found between Pre and Post stress Score. No significant association was found.
No significant association was found between post test stress and demographic variables like sex, religion, educational, type of family, duration of care given, relationship, monthly income, residence, family history of schizophrenic patient and previous exposure to programme of pranayama. But there was an association between post test stress with age and marital status.
Cite this article:
Sikandar Kumar, Saibalini Parida, Sinmayee Kumari Devi. Impact of Pranayam to Relieve Stress among the Caregivers of Schizophrenic Patients at selected Hospital, MHI, S.C.B, Cuttack, Odisha, India. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(4): Oct. - Dec. 2015; Page 345-350.