International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2021)

Effectiveness of guided imagery on level of assertiveness among elderly residing in old age homes in selected areas


Gaikwad Rajat B

Statement: ‘Effectiveness of Guided Imagery on level of assertiveness among elderly residing in old age homes in selected areas.’ Objectives: To assess pre-existing level of assertiveness among elderly residing in old age homes, To assess effectiveness of Guided Imagery on level of assertiveness among elderly in old age homes. And To find association between pre-test study findings with selected background variables. Methodology: A Quantitative Quasi experimental non-equivalent control group design. The sample consisted of 60 s old age people. (30 experimental and 30 control group). Sampling technique: Probability cluster sampling technique used to select the samples. Data collection technique and tool preparation: Semi- structured questionnaires and 4- Point Likert Scale to assess level of assertiveness among elderly. Results: Findings related to effectiveness of guided imagery on level of assertiveness among elderly after Guided Imagery depicts that, In Experimental group 9 (30%) mild assertiveness and 21 (70%) had moderate assertiveness. In Control group 24 (80%) had moderate assertiveness and 06 (20%) had severe assertiveness. Conclusion: It indicates that Guided Imagery was effective in improving the level of assertiveness in elderly residing in old age homes.
Pages : 27-30