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

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 9, Part D (2018)

A study to assess the effectiveness of video Based Teaching Program on knowledge and practice of adolescent girls regarding preventive measures of breast cancer

Author(s)
Dr. Pushpendra Kumar, Dr. Titi Xavier, Saima Habeeb and Marfa Bano
Abstract
Adolescence is a distinct stage in human development filled with rapid physical and emotional changes. Health is a precious possession for all human being. So achievements of healthy pubertal changes have major importance in adolescent girl’s life. But adolescent girls are unfamiliar to these changes because the traditional Indian society discourages open discussion on these issues. Unfortunately, the adolescent girls studying in co-educational institutions do not feel free enough to share it with their peers due to lack of adequate knowledge to identify their reproductive health problem, adoption of preventive practices. However adolescent girls require more knowledge regarding some specific diseases which may affect their later life, in which one dreaded disease which influences the health of women on worldwide is Breast cancer. The aim of the present study was to assess the effectiveness of Video Based Teaching Programme on knowledge and practice of adolescent girls regarding preventive measures of breast cancer in Govt. Higher secondary school Jammu. Methodology: A Pre Experimental one group pre-test post-test design was adopted. Results: The findings indicated that Video Based Teaching Programme improved knowledge and practice of adolescent girls regarding preventive measures of breast cancer. Finding of study reveals that Implementation of Video Based Teaching Programme was effective in improving knowledge and practice of adolescent girls regarding preventive measures of breast cancer.
Pages: 263-266  |  160 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Pushpendra Kumar, Dr. Titi Xavier, Saima Habeeb and Marfa Bano. A study to assess the effectiveness of video Based Teaching Program on knowledge and practice of adolescent girls regarding preventive measures of breast cancer. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(9): 263-266.
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