Prevalence of preschooler behavioural problems

Prevalence of preschooler behavioural problems


  • Journal title: Asian Pacific Journal of Health Sciences
  • ISSN: 2350-0964 (print) 2349-0659 (online)
  • Publisher: IJPMR Publishing Press, India.
  • Country of publisher: india
  • Date added to EuroPub: 2019/Sep/29

Subject and more

  • LCC Subject Category: Medicine, Health and Wellness
  • Publisher's keywords: Preschooler, Behavioral Problems, Health
  • Language of fulltext: english
  • Full-text formats available: PDF
  • Time From Submission to Publication: 6


    Samundeeswari A


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Healthy behavior makes perfect human and makes the country to be healthy and wealthy. Unhealthy behavior pattern is common among children because of lack of understanding due to age factor and poor parenting, environmental influences and so on. This present study was a focus on the assessment of behavioral problems of preschooler among mothers who were attending the pediatric outpatient department. Quantitative approach with descriptive research design was adopted and study sample was chosen by purposive sampling technique. The data was collected from 60 mothers by a standard checklist. The collected data were analyzed by a descriptive statistical method. The results show that Preschooler had the higher frustration level, it shows female children comparatively had a higher level of frustration (64%) than the male children (62%). Male children had a high level of shyness (58.73%), guilt and shame (45.23%) when compared to female children (36.33%& 39.80% respectively). Female children had a higher fear level (62.2%) compared to male children (60%). Compared to female children male children had a high score in the area of inhibitory control (58.7%) and low-intensity pleasure (63.8%). The preschool children have some range of behavioral problems like anger and frustration, shyness, guilt and shame, fear inhibitory control, low-intensity pleasure.

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