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
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.
How to cite this article:
Dincy Daniel, Achamma Varghese, MK Acharya, AK Jain. Effectiveness of acupressure therapy in improving attention and memory among attention deficit children. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(10):289-292.