IMPACT OF PRANAYAMA ON DEPRESSION AMONG OLD AGED PEOPLE RESIDING AT OLD AGE HOMEJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.10, No. 12)
Publication Date: 2022-12-20
Authors : Deepti Saini; Pooja Godiyal;
Page : 205-208
Keywords : Depression Pranayama Impact Old Age;
Background:Life is precious gift send by the universe, but many of us live with lots of stress and tension as a result we suffer with depressive symptoms. Old age is one of the vulnerable age group that suffer from depression. Pranayama is one of the effective therapy that can be used in old age to reduce depression. Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of pranayama on depression among old people residing in old age home at selected area of Dist. Dehradun. Materials and method: Quasi-experimental approach with time series design was used in the study. Purposive sampling technique was used to collect data from 40 old age people with age group 60 or above from Snehasadan old age home. Result:A significant reduction in Depression with mean difference of (MD)1.075 was found significant (p= 0.001). Calculated f value is 9.63 which is greater than tabulated value 3.05 which was found significant (p=0.001). Conclusion: This study concluded that pranayama is effective in reducing depression.
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