Author(s): T. Venkateshwaran

Email(s): tvmvenkatesh@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00027.6   

Address: Mr. T. Venkateshwaran*
Associate Professor, HOD of Mental Health Nursing Department, Shri Anand Institute of Nursing, Opp. Ghanteshwar Park, B/h Sainik Society, Jamnagar Road, Rajkot – 360006.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Statement of the Problem: A study to assess the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation techniques on stress among the clients with substance abuse in FfIRE – Jeevodhaya De Addiction cum Rehabilitation Centre, Coimbatore. Objectives of the Study: a) To assess the level of stress among clients with substance abuse. B) To administer mindfulness meditation techniques among clients with substance abuse. C) To evaluate the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation techniques on stress among clients with substance abuse. D) To find out the association between the selected demographic variables with the post-test stress score of clients with substance abuse. Methodology: one group pre-testpost-test experimental group design. The samples for this study consist of 30 clients with substance abuse selected by probability simple random sampling subtype lottery method. Modified DASS stress assessment scale was used to assess the level of stress among clients with substance abuse before and after practicing mindfulness meditation techniques. Result: 30 samples were enrolled in this study. The descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyse the value. The calculated ‘t’ value (10.29) for the group regarding the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation techniques on stress was higher than the table value. Conclusion: The intervention provided shows significant reduction in stress level among the clients with substance abuse with stress. The post-test shows that decreased stress level among the group.


Cite this article:
T. Venkateshwaran. A Study to assess the effectiveness of Mindfulness Meditation Techniques on stress among the clients with substance abuse in fire – Jeevodhaya de Addiction cum Rehabilitation Centre, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(1):105-106. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00027.6


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