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ISSN: 2637-6695

Lupine Online Journal of Nursing & Health care

Research Article(ISSN: 2637-6695)

Effectiveness of Self-Enhancement Programme on Self-Esteem among Adolescents Residing at Selected Orphanages

Volume 1 - Issue 3

Bhuvaneshwari, Valarmathi V*, R Vijayalakshmi and C kanniammal

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    • College of nursing, SRM Institute of science &Technology, India

    *Corresponding author: Valarmathi V, College of nursing, SRM Institute of science &Technology, Tamil Nadu, India

Received: May 28, 2018;   Published: June 08, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/LOJNHC.2018.01.000114

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Self-esteem is a cornerstone of positive attitude towards living. Individuals residing at orphanage homes have more needs to lead a healthy life. The development of a strong sense of self-esteem during adolescent period is important to withstand the stresses, social pressures and temptations of deviance encountered at early ages of life. The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of self-enhancement programme (SEP) on self-esteem among adolescents residing at selected orphanages. Quasi experimental pretest post-test control group design was used. The study was conducted at Sivananda Saraswathi Sevashram (study group) and SOS children’s village (control group), Kancheepuram District. The investigator screened 200 orphan adolescents using purposive sampling technique out of which 93 had inadequate and moderate self esteem, 48 in study group and 45 in control group. The adolescents were divided into four groups to provide 5 sessions of interventions, for 4 weeks. Before and after the intervention (self-enhancement programme) of study and control group data were analysed by using spss package. The findings revealed that self-enhancement programme is effective in increasing self-esteem (t =14.37, with p < 0.01 and hence the study concluded that SEP is effective method for enhancing self-esteem in adolescents. It recommended that periodical conduction of self-enhancement programme in schools in order to improve the self esteem of orphan adolescents.

Keywords: Effectiveness; Self-Enhancement Programme; Self-Esteem; Orphan Adolescents

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