Contact: +91-9711224068
International Journal of Applied Research
  • Multidisciplinary Journal
  • Printed Journal
  • Indexed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal

ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.2

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 10, Part D (2018)

Effectiveness of acupressure therapy in improving attention and memory among attention deficit children

Author(s)
Dincy Daniel, Achamma Varghese, MK Acharya and AK Jain
Abstract
A Pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test approach was adopted in the study. The population consisted of school children of Age 6-12 of different schools of Indore were selected as sample for the study. A sample size of 30 school children were selected by using purposive sampling technique. A standardised tool (Auditory Memory Verbal Testing) was used and reliability of the tool was found to be significant. After Pilot study final study was conducted on 30 school children of Age 6-12 Years in selected schools of Indore. Acupressure therapy at GV-20 Point was given for 5 minutes for 30 days. Findings revealed that the mean pre test Verbal memory test score was 14.93 and post test Verbal memory test score was 31.56. And the computed ‘t’ (11.8) value showed that there was significant difference in post mean verbal memory test. The mean pre test forward and backward digiting score was 30.7 and post test forward and backward digiting score was 33.2. And the computed ‘t’ (2.45) value showed that there was significant difference in post mean forward and backward digiting level scores. Thus the study concluded that acupressure therapy is effective in increasing attention and memory among ADD children.
Pages: 289-292  |  287 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dincy Daniel, Achamma Varghese, MK Acharya and AK Jain. Effectiveness of acupressure therapy in improving attention and memory among attention deficit children. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(10): 289-292.
Call for book chapter
International Journal of Applied Research