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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Effectiveness of Sleep Management Strategies in Reducing Insomnia among Elderly

Z Ramaprabhu

Keywords : Insomnia and Elderly,Sleep Management strategy

Citation Information : Ramaprabhu Z. Effectiveness of Sleep Management Strategies in Reducing Insomnia among Elderly. 2017; 10 (2):17-22.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-10-2-17

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-08-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of sleep management strategies in reducing insomnia among elderly. Methods: Pre experimental (one group pretest posttest) design. Results: The result showed that the overall mean was 74.77 with standard deviation of 19.32 in pretest and the overall mean was 19.33 with the standard deviation of 7.92 in posttest and there was a significant improvement in the sleep status of elderly with insomnia on the evaluation day. Conclusion: It shows that the sleep management strategy was effective.


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