Volume/Issue :- Volume 3 Issue 11
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Materials And Method :- A one group pre-test and post-test pre-experimental design study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching program regarding the knowledge of psycho active substance abuse and its consequences on general health among the college students of selected colleges of Bagalkot.
Result: – Present study enclosed 4 (8%) females and 46 (92%) males. Among the males 44 (38.5%) were ever smokers. although 38 (96.6%) of the topic knew that tobacco use is harmful for health, solely 52(78.5%) of the topic knew that it causes vas diseases. However more efforts are needed to make them aware about the role of tobacco smoking and chewing in causing cardiac problems.
Conclusion: – The study concluded that the video assisted Teaching Program was effective in improving the knowledge of college students regarding the knowledge of psycho active substance abuse and its consequences on general health. There is significant association between the demographic variables and the knowledge of the respondents.