The impact of structured awareness programme on effects of alcoholism among the adolescence of Mizoram


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Author Details : Gitumoni Konwar*, Laltanpuii Fanai

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 109-113

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.jpmhh.2021.021



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Alcoholism is now becoming a major problem of all the nations. Approximately 2.5 million die each year from the harmful use of alcohol accounting for about 4 % of all deaths in the world. Because of these problems created by alcoholism, the study was conducted with the aim to create awareness on effects of alcoholism among adolescence students of higher secondary students of Mizoram as a preventive program.An evaluative research approach was adopted with one group pre-test and post-test design. The sample comprised of 100 students selected by using lottery method from three higher secondary schools in Aizawl, Mizoram. The tool was developed and reliability of the tool was established by Pearson’s covariance co-efficient i.e. 0.87. The teaching programme was found to be effective in increasing the knowledge of students as evidenced by‘t’ (99) = 27.13, p < 0 xss=removed> Conclusion: The planned awareness programme was an effective method to increase the knowledge of the students. Mother’s education played an important role in educating their children towards effects of alcoholism. The study can be implicated in practical nursing field for health promotion and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol related disorders.


Keywords: Knowledge, Students of higher secondary schools, Structured awareness programme, Effects of alcoholism


How to cite : Konwar G, Fanai L, The impact of structured awareness programme on effects of alcoholism among the adolescence of Mizoram. J Prev Med Holist Health 2021;7(2):109-113


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and J Prev Med Holist Health. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)





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Received : 25-05-2021

Accepted : 03-09-2021

Available online : 29-11-2021


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