Effectiveness of Relaxation Therapy on Stress among Caregivers of Mentally Challenged Children in Selected Mentally Challenged Schools
Keywords:Caregivers, Mentally Challenged Children, Relaxation therapy, Stress.
Stress is an unpleasant emotion in the competitive environment. The quality of work depends on the
conducive environment, workload, adequate communication, remuneration and psychological wellbeing.
This study had assessed the Effectiveness of Relaxation therapy on stress among 75 caregivers of mentally
challenged children. Quantitative research approach with pre experimental one group pre test post test
design was adopted. Data collected through structured interview schedule using stress Assessment Scale.
The findings revealed that there was a significant reduction of stress (t=26.17, p<0.001) and showed that
relaxation therapy is effective in reducing stress.
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