International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2022, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A
A study to evaluate the effectiveness of guided imagery technique in alleviating premenstrual syndrome among first year B.SC. Nursing students at selected nursing colleges in Bangalore
Sapna Patel and Precilla Jebarani
This study attempts to evaluate the Effectiveness of Guided Imagery Technique in alleviation of premenstrual syndrome among first year B.Sc nursing students. The research approach adopted for this study quantitative approach. The research design adopted for this study was pre experimental design with one group pre-test and post - test design was applied. The purposive sampling was used to select the sample for the study. The sample consists of the sixty first year nursing students in selected nursing colleges. The Instrument used for the data collection questionnaire on premenstrual assessment scale. In the pre-test level on premenstrual syndrome Mean Score was 95.8, SD 6.79 and Mean percentage 75.6%, post-test Mean is 69, SD 4.12 and Mean percentage 55.2%, the percentage mean effectiveness was 21.4%. The ‘t’ value was 50, shows that there is a reduction of premenstrual symptoms after the guided imagery technique.
Sapna Patel, Precilla Jebarani. A study to evaluate the effectiveness of guided imagery technique in alleviating premenstrual syndrome among first year B.SC. Nursing students at selected nursing colleges in Bangalore. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2022;5(1):19-20.