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Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Module on Life skill approaches to promote the Reproductive Health of the School-going Adolescent Girls in Puducherry, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department ofPsychiatry, College of Nursing, Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Science, Government of Puducherry Institution, Indira Nagar, Gorimedu,Puducherry, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 4, Issue (10), Pages 24-29, October,10 (2015)


Adolescence has had an occasional extension beyond the teenage years. They were no longer a child or an adult. Adolescence is the final stage of personality development. It is the period of psychological conflict, which an adolescent experiences, due to failure to satisfy or express the specific needs during childhood. Knowledge on reproductive health during this stage is vague and the attitude is different from other. Use of life skills may promote their health. The study was conducted on 358 school going adolescent girls using knowledge and attitude scale to elicit the knowledge and attitude on reproductive health (and to promote their health). The knowledge in the pre test was less and after involving them in the teaching programme in the post test the knowledge was increased and the attitude also changed to a significant level.


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