Volume : VIII, Issue : II, February - 2019

EFFECTIVENESS OF PRANAYAMA IN REDUCING ANXIETY AMONG THE ELDERLY IN SELECTED OLD AGE HOMES,KANYAKUMARI DISTRICT.

Dr Anjana Chandran

Abstract :

Anxiety is a part of life and is a normal emotion. But Persistent or extreme anxiety can seriously decrease quality of life.There are several technique in alternative medicine that help to reduce anxiety. So a Quasi experimental study with control and experimental group was conducted to assess the effectiveness of pranayama in reducing anxiety among elderly in selected old age homes. Data was collected among 30 elderly using demographic proforma and Modified Zung Self Rating Anxiety Scale. Pranayama was taught to the elderly in the experimental group. The comparison of pretest and post test values revealed that pranayama was effective in reducing anxiety in elderly.

Keywords : Pranayama   Elderly   Anxiety   Old Age Home.  

Article:Download PDF Journal DOI : 10.15373/2249555X

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EFFECTIVENESS OF PRANAYAMA IN REDUCING ANXIETY AMONG THE ELDERLY IN SELECTED OLD AGE HOMES,KANYAKUMARI DISTRICT., Dr Anjana Chandran GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-8 | Issue-2 | February-2019


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