International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 11, Part C (2017)
Knowledge regarding eating disorder among adolescent girls
Anorexia Nervosa is a psychosomatic disorder primarily affecting adolescent girls. It frequently begins with a voluntary weight reduction diet that is initiated because the client feels over weight.
Aim: To assess the level of knowledge regarding selected eating disorders among adolescent girls.
Material and method: Study conducted by using the descriptive design, using Convenience sampling technique.
Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objectives of the study.
Results and Conclusion: The study results reveals that level of knowledge of adolescent girls regarding eating disorder, out of 60 samples,39(65%) adolescent girls have inadequate knowledge, 20(33.3%) adolescent girls have moderately adequate knowledge and 1(1.7%) have adequate knowledge regarding eating disorder.
How to cite this article:
K Ramya, Malathy, Suganya V, Prasanna, Indira S. Knowledge regarding eating disorder among adolescent girls. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(11):157-158.