Effectiveness of Hands-On Training for Prevention of Covid-19 & Assessing Psychological Impact Among Pregnant Women in Selected Hospital of Vadodara.
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There is widespread agreement that during pandemics, both physical and mental health are impacted. Particularly in response to virus epidemics and quarantine procedures, many persons display depressed, stress, and anxiety-related symptoms. Increased financial difficulties and drastic changes in daily routine brought on by lockdown may put vulnerable groups, such as pregnant women, at at risk of developing depression. The study's objectives included determining the effectiveness of practical training for prevention and evaluating the psychological effects of COVID-19 among pregnant women in a particular Vadodara hospital. Using a non-probability purposive sample technique, the researcher in this study chose a quantitative approach and pre-experimental research with one group, pre-test, and post-test to gather data from pregnant women on the prevention of COVID-19. Data from 210 pregnant women were gathered using the standardised IES-R scale (Impact of event scale-revised). Descriptive and inferential statistics like Standard Deviation, t-test, and Chi Square were used to analyse the data. In the study, significant disparities were found. Out of 210 moms, 67 (31.9%) had a moderate degree of psychological impact before the test, while 13.8% had a high level. Of the remaining 67 mothers, 67.1% had a mild impact, 28.1% a normal impact, and 4.8% a moderate impact. The amount of post-test knowledge for preventing COVID-19 was significantly correlated with a number of sociodemographic factors, including religion, types of families, education, and marital status. Hence, the intervention programme successfully raised knowledge of COVID-19, and practical training may help to reduce psychological impact of covid-19.
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