Effect of Self-Esteem Enhancement Program on level of self-esteem among School Children: A Pre Experimental Study

Authors

  • Jolly Mattom

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijpn.v9i2.19603

Keywords:

Self-esteem, self-esteem enhancement programme, School students

Abstract

An experimental study was conducted to assess the effect of self-esteem enhancement programme on the selfesteem
of school going adolescents in selected schools of Kottayam district. The research design used was one
group pretest, post test design. The study was conducted among 8th standard Malayalam medium students of a
selected school in Kottayam district of Kerala State. The sample consisted of 62 students, recruited using purposive
sampling. The data were collected, using self report questionnaire- Socio demographic data and Self-esteem
inventory (Thomas 1984). Structured intervention programme comprised of 10 sessions and each session was for
45 minutes. Post assessment was done one week after the structured intervention programme, using the same
tool. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study findings revealed that majority of
the study group were having average self – esteem, there was significant improvement in the mean self- esteem
of sample in the post assessment. There was no significant relationship between adolescent’s self-esteem and
demographic variables. Based on the findings of study it is important to focus on primary prevention, and
programmes to enhance self-esteem of adolescents should be formulated and implemented.

Author Biography

  • Jolly Mattom

    Associate Professor and HOD, Psychiatric Nursing, St Thomas College of Nursing, Changanassery, Kerala.

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Published

2023-07-31

How to Cite

Effect of Self-Esteem Enhancement Program on level of self-esteem among School Children: A Pre Experimental Study. (2023). International Journal of Psychiatric Nursing , 9(2), 10-13. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijpn.v9i2.19603