Background: Children are the most precious possession of mankind. They should be nurtured with the utmost care and affection. In India,
children constitute about 40% of the total population. Behaviour disorders are one of the most common childhood disorders, which can hinder
the normal development of children.
Objective: The study aimed to assess the knowledge on quality time activity of parents and to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing
Methods: ‘Quasi experimental, one group pre-test and post-test design’ was adopted. Sample consisted of 30 parents of children diagnosed
with behavioural problems admitted in child psychiatry center. Purposive sampling was done to recruit the subjects based on inclusion criteria.
Quality time assessment questionnaire was used to assess the knowledge on quality time. An educational module was administered and parents
were encouraged to engage in various types of quality time activities.
Results: There was statistically significant increase in the knowledge (p<0.01) and in the quality time activities (p<0.01) following nursing