"Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Anorexia Nervosa Among Adolescents Girls In Selectedschool of Udaipur, Rajsthan"

Authors

Akshita Mehra, Shalini Raj Kumawat
Department of Nursing, Tirupati College of Nursing, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Abstract

Anorexia nervosa is a serious eating disorder predominantly affecting adolescents girls. The incidence amng young girls aged 15-19 has been recorded as high. Adolescence is a time in which the body is particulary vulnerable to the effects of malnutrition and starvation, with even a short episode of resulting in stunting of growth, infertility, osteoporosis. The aim of study was to determine the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding anorexia nervosa.