An experimental study to assess the effectiveness of concept mapping on depression among students in selected colleges of Gandhinagar. The main objective of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of concept mapping on depression among students in selected colleges of Gandhinagar. The ‘General system model’ adopted from Ludwg Von Breatalanaffy was used as the conceptual framework. A quantitative approach with true experimental study design was used to achieve the objective of the study. The samples consisted of 60 students of selected colleges of Gandhinagar. The samples are divided into two groups, 30 students in control group and 30 students in experimental group. The control group was treated using traditional method and the experimental group was treated using traditional method and concept mapping both. The simple random sampling technique was used to collect the sample. A structured questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge of student of selected colleges and the tool was found reliable. In the present study it is seen that control group improved in scores when it was given traditional method and experimental group who was given concept mapping along with traditional method improved more in scores as compared to control group.
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Hari Mohan Singh, Vijesh Patel. An Experimental study to assess the effectiveness of concept mapping on depression among students in selected colleges of Gandhinagar. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00015.X
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