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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part H (2016)

Effectiveness of motivational interviewing on level of motivation towards abstaining from substance abuse among male nursing students

Author(s)
Pramod Kumar, Uma J Deaver and Manjari Rana
Abstract
Substance abuse problem has become a global challenge. From a transit country India is becoming a major consumer of different kinds of substances. It has become a world-wide phenomenon among students. The present Study aimed to assess the level of motivation towards abstaining from substance abuse among male nursing students. Study was mixed method design approach QUAN- QUAL (Triangulation design) with multiple case study design. After obtaining Permission the final study was conducted from December 2015- JAN 2016.Total enumeration sampling technique was used for selecting the sample from 101 nursing students. Out of them three were indulged in alcohol consumption and two in smoking based on CRAFFT tool. URICA tool was used to assess the level of motivation towards abstaining from substance abuse before and after motivational interviewing. Three to six motivational interviewing sessions were conducted till the level of motivation was achieved. The result shows that all the participants showed positive deflection in their behavior, that proves motivational interview is effective.
Pages: 481-483  |  414 Views  13 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Pramod Kumar, Uma J Deaver and Manjari Rana. Effectiveness of motivational interviewing on level of motivation towards abstaining from substance abuse among male nursing students. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(6): 481-483.
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