Impact of Psychotherapy on School Performance in School Going Adolescent

Impact of Psychotherapy on School Performance in School Going Adolescent

  • Prerna Panwar PG, JR Department Of Pediatrics, Government Medical College Haldwani Nainital, Uttarakhand
  • Nutan Singh Associate Professor Department Of Pediatrics ,Government Medical College Haldwani Uttrakhand
  • Ramesh Chand Assistant Professor Department Of Pediatrics ,Government Medical College Haldwani Uttrakhand
Keywords: Psychotherapy, School Performance

Abstract

Background: Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods particularly when based on interpersonal interaction to help a person to change behavior and overcome emotional problems like aggression, low self-esteem, anxiety .As a part of Psychotherapy,counseling is a learning oriented process which usually occurs in an interactive relationship with the aim of helping students to learn more about him or herself..Subjects and Methods:The study was conducted in department of Paediatrics Dr SushilaTiwari Hospital HaldwaniUttarakhand.It was a school based study and students of 9th and 10th class (13-17 years) with normal IQ were included.The result was analysed on the basis of a preformed questionnaire filled by children, teacher, parents before and after counseling and taking record of previous school performance.Result:150 students 39 female and 111 male  participated in the study.84.7% agreed that counseling sessions were helpful to them.72% students  have shown  good improvement in academic performance and 64% have shown increment of 6 to 10% marks.Conclusion:Counseling programmes create a positive impact on the academic performances, career choices, course selection, college and career planning. This study shows that use of excessive social media and poor concentration in studies are among the major causes of poor performances.

Published
2020-04-25
How to Cite
Prerna Panwar, Nutan Singh, & Ramesh Chand. (2020). Impact of Psychotherapy on School Performance in School Going Adolescent. Asian Journal of Clinical Pediatrics and Neonatology, 8(1), 85-88. Retrieved from http://aijournals.com/index.php/ajcpn/article/view/1376