A Pre-experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Psychological Effects of Computer Addiction Professionals among the IT in a Selected Setting, Bangalore


  • M. Karthik


Effectiveness, Structured Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Psychological effects, Computer addiction, IT (Information Technology) professional


‘A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding psychological effects of computer addiction among the IT Professionals in a selected setting, Bangalore’. Objectives are assesses and compares the pre and post-test level of knowledge regarding psychological effects of computer addiction. Quantitative Pre -experimental one group pre-test and post- test only design. Setting was Cerulean Information Technology Pvt Ltd, Bangalore. 60 IT Professionals Self–administered structured questionnaire. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used for data analysis. Findings, at the pretest level majority of the IT Professionals (52) had inadequate knowledge, 5 had moderately adequate knowledge, 3 had adequate knowledge. At the post test level most of the IT Professionals 37 had adequate knowledge and 23 had moderately adequate knowledge. There is a significant difference between the pre and posttest level of knowledge among IT Professionals. There is a statistically significant association of mean improvement knowledge score of IT Professionals with their selected demographic variables. Majority of the IT Professionals 37 exhibited adequate level of knowledge in the post test.

Author Biography

M. Karthik

M.Sc. Psychiatric Nursing, Associate Professor, Tagore College of nursing, Chennai