International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 3, Part B (2020)
A study to assess the knowledge regarding conduct disorder among primary school teacher
Conduct disorder is one of the commonest disorder seen in child psychiatry settings and may constitute half of the referrals in some cases a child with conduct problem academic decline and family disorganization is after the commonest referral in a child guidance or a school counselor’s clinic. Teachers have difficulty managing children’s behavioral problem. Teachers reported under listening talking and counseling as a first times to deal with child behavioral problems. There are a number of barrier to the effective treatment of conduct disorder through we have extensive review at the efficiency of both psychosocial intervention and psychopharmacological treatment. Hence a study aimed to assess the knowledge regarding conduct disorder among primary school teacher. The objectives of the study are to assess the knowledge regarding conduct disorder among primary school teacher and to find the association between levels of knowledge regarding conduct disorder with selected demographical variable among primary school teacher. A descriptive study was conducted among 60 primary school teachers. Purposive sampling Technique was used for selecting the sample. Data were collected by using structured questionnaire. The knowledge of conduct disorder were assessed among primary school teachers in that 12(20%) had adequate knowledge, 22(36.7%) had moderate knowledge, and 26(43.3%) had inadequate. There is non-significant association between age, sex, education, subject, living area, having children between age group and years of experience. The study reveals that most of the teachers from rural side have inadequate knowledge regarding conduct disorder and experienced teachers from both rural and urban side have adequate knowledge regarding conduct disorder.
How to cite this article:
Alfred Solomon, Yasmin Banu. A study to assess the knowledge regarding conduct disorder among primary school teacher. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(3):99-101.