Author(s): Pratima Thakur, Sonia Sharma

Email(s): pratimathakur619@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00029.4   

Address: Pratima Thakur, Sonia Sharma
Mental Health Nursing, Mata Sahib Kaur College Balongi, Mohali, Punjab
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Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2020


ABSTRACT:
This study aimed to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding selected complementary and alternative system of medicine in mental illness among adults in selected areas of district Mohali, Punjab with a view to develop an information booklet. A quantitative research approach with descriptive research design was adopted. 200 adults were selected using convenient sampling technique. Result showed that 68.5% adults were having average knowledge, 25.5% had good knowledge and 6.0% had poor knowledge. regarding selected complementary and alternative system of medicine. Moreover, 84.5% adults were having neutral attitude, 15% had positive attitude and 0.5% had negative attitude regarding selected complementary and alternative system of medicine. There was a weak positive correlation between knowledge and attitude regarding selected complementary and alternative system of medicine (r=0.154). There was a significant association of knowledge with age and no association was found between attitude and selected socio-demographic variables.


Cite this article:
Pratima Thakur, Sonia Sharma. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding selected complementary and alternative system of medicine in mental illness among adults in selected areas of district Mohali, Punjab with a view to develop an information booklet. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2020; 10(2): 130-136. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00029.4


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