To Assess The Effectiveness Of Self Instruction Module On Knowledge Regarding School Phobia Among Mothers Of Primary School Children.
Background: Many children like to go to school, they like new friends, activities, change. But some children may have fear, anxiety and distress due to change.1 School phobia is a young child’s fear and refusal to attend school. It is usually considered as a manifestation of separation anxiety.2
Objective: Study investigated the effectiveness of self-instruction method on knowledge regarding school phobia among mothers of primary school children.
Methods: One group pre-test post-test design and evaluative research approach was considered appropriate for this study. Study included 50 mothers who are having children with age group of 6-7 years studying in selected setting. Pre-test and post-test were done by using structured questionnaire. After pre-test researcher has provided self-instruction module to the mothers then post test was conducted.
Result: Result shows enhancement of knowledge was 57.4 %.
Conclusion: The finding of the study reveals that a Self-Instruction Method was effective to increase knowledge of the mothers.