A STUDY TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF MENTAL HEALTH AMONG B.Sc NURSING FIRST YEAR STUDENTS IN SRM COLLEGE OF NURSING, KATTANKULATHUR.


Dhanalakshmi S, Ushapriya Mathiazhakan, Hemamalini M

Abstract


Objectives: The present study aimed to determine the level of mental health adopted by 1st year B.Sc. nursing students.

Methods: A total of 50 1st year B.Sc., nursing students were selected using non-probability convenient sampling technique. The tools used for data collection were William C. Menninger mental health assessment scale, and socio-demographic pro forma.

Results: The studies revealed that 40 (80%) students have moderate mental health, 10 (20%) students have good mental health, and none of them have poor mental health. There is a significant association between the level of mental health among nursing students and with their demographic variable sex.

Conclusion: The nurse administrator should plan and organize an educational program for nursing students, to prepare them to cope up with any stressful situations. Hence, the researcher emphasizes the need for more research to improve the level of mental health and by applying the research finding for future.


Keywords


Assess, Mental health, Student, Nursing college.

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Title

A STUDY TO ASSESS THE LEVEL OF MENTAL HEALTH AMONG B.Sc NURSING FIRST YEAR STUDENTS IN SRM COLLEGE OF NURSING, KATTANKULATHUR.

Keywords

Assess, Mental health, Student, Nursing college.

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i7.13077

Date

01-07-2017

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Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 7 July 2017 Page: 224-225

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Dhanalakshmi S
Department of Nursing, SRM College of Nursing, Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India.
India

Ushapriya Mathiazhakan
Department of Nursing, SRM College of Nursing, Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India.
India

Hemamalini M
Department of Nursing, SRM College of Nursing, Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India.
India


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