Effect of psycho educational intervention on level of anxiety among Hospitalized children: A systemic Literature review
Background: Hospitalization and Disease can be the first crisis situation that a child encounters. Hospitalization may leads to increase the stress and level of anxiety among children and parents. An excessive or persistent state of anxiety can have a devastating effect on child’s physical and mental health. Psych education is an evidence-based therapeutic intervention for clients and their family members who help them to cope with illness and give the information as well as support to understand in better way. Psych education is helps to children and their family to minimize the emotional trauma during the hospital stay.
Objective: To evaluate the impact of psycho educational intervention on level of anxiety among hospitalized children.
Methods: A systematic literature review is conducted.
Electronic database search to Collect Literature: The following electronic databases are searched: ProQuest, Research gate, Pubmed, EBSCO, science direct, the British Nursing Index and the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINHAL) and journal available in library.
Result: collected review of literature result shows that psycho educational intervention considers a positive effect on reduce the level of anxiety among hospitalized children.
Conclusion: psych educational intervention is cluster of the strategies like play therapy, storytelling, guided imagery etc. It is a non- invasive and safe intervention which helps to reduce the anxiety level.
Keywords: psych educational intervention, anxiety level, hospitalized children, search engine, counselling
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