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Effectiveness of structured activity programme on cognitive function among inmates of the destitute home

Anjali, KG and Nayak, Asha K and Andrade, Maxie (2014) Effectiveness of structured activity programme on cognitive function among inmates of the destitute home. Nitte University Journal of Health Science, 4 (2). pp. 110-113. ISSN 2249-7110

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Abstract

Current trends in health care practice emphasis on cost effective consolidative approach of pharmacological and life style modification. This can help mentally challenged individual and destitute to obtain the optimum level of functioning. The study aimed to determine the effectiveness of structured activity progamme on cognitive function, self-esteem and behaviour among mentally ill destitute home inmates. Study was conceptualized based on Albert Bandura's Triadic reciprocity of determinism. An evaluative approach using pre-test post-test design was used for the study. The samples were selected based on the sampling criteria and a total of 50 samples were recruited for the study with the mean age of 41.98±13.13. Study findings revealed that structured activity programme was effective in improving the cognitive function of mentally ill destitute. This suggests structured activities can be used in institutionalized or hospital setting to improve the cognition of mentally ill clients.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Exercise programme; activity; cognitive function; mentally ill; destitute.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Community Health
Nursing > MCON Manipal > Mental Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2014 04:26
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2014 04:26
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/139457

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