ผู้วิจัย/Authors: Jariya Wattanasophon
ชื่อเรื่อง/Title: The Efficacy of activity therapy to self-esteem and Depression in abused female teenagers
แหล่งที่มา/Source: Journal of Mental Health of Thailand, Vol. 9, No 3, September 2001, Page 141.
รายละเอียด / Details:
The purpose of this research was to evaluate the efficacy of activity therapy for abused teenagers. Twenty female teenagers age 12 to 18 years from Ban Pyathai under Department of public Welfare were equally assigned by a stratified rnndomization method to an experimental treatment group and a control group. Coopersmith's Self-Esteen Inventoryand the Children Depression Inventory were uded for measurement before and after the activity therapy. Data analysis was done bymean standard deviation paired t-test and umpaired t-test. The result indicated that : before the activity therapy the mean of self-esteem score and depression score of two groups were not different with statistical significant at p‹0.05. After the activity therapy the mean of self-esteem score for the experimental group was lower than the mean sscore before with statistical of p<0.01. After activity therapy the mean of self-esteem score for the experimental group was upper than the mean score of the control group with statistical significant of p<0.01. After activity therapy, the mean of depression score for the experimental group was lower than the mean score of control group. In conclusion this activity therapy was the useful method to increase self-esteem and to decrease depression of abused female teenagers.
Keywords: activity therapy self-esteem, depression, teenager, depress, abuse, drug
Address: Department of Mental Health Ministry of Public Health
Country of publication: Thailand.
Category: Abstract Journal.