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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Effectiveness of Anger Management Therapy On Anger Behaviour Among Alcohol Dependents

Keywords : Anger behaviour, Anger Management Therapy, Alcohol dependents

Citation Information : Effectiveness of Anger Management Therapy On Anger Behaviour Among Alcohol Dependents. 2018; 11 (3):13-16.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-11-3-13

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Aim: This Study aims to assess the effectiveness of Anger Management Therapy on anger behaviour among alcohol dependents in Bharatha Matha Deaddiction Centre, Puducherry. Materials and Methods: Quasi-experimental research design with pre-test and post-test was adopted. Thirty samples residing at Bharatha Matha Deaddiction Centre, Ariyankuppam, Puducherry were selected by using Purposive sampling technique. The data were collected through interview method and pre-test data collection was done by using anger behaviour response questionnaire. 30 samples were divided into five groups (6 in each group) and Anger Management Therapy was administered for the duration of 15-20 minutes daily for 7 days and the post-test was conducted. The data were analyzed in terms of using paired‘t’ test and Mann - whitney test. Result: The study showed that the pre-test mean score was 37.2 and standard deviation is 11.2 and in the post-test mean score was 43.8 and standard deviation was 9.7736. and p-value was 0.02 and this study reveals that Anger Management Therapy is statistically significant in reduction of anger behavior among alcohol dependents.


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