To Study the Impact of Psycho - Yogic Package on Depression among Adolescents
M. Madhavan, Dr. Sukirti Priyadarshni
Depression, adolescents, psycho-yogic intervention.
The aim of the study was to determine the psycho-yogic package was effective in reducing symptoms of depression among adolescents, as measured by the Beck Depression Inventory. The study was conducted among adolescents aged 14-18 years who were diagnosed with moderate to severe depression among the students of coaching in Kota Rajasthan India .Total 92 participants were selected from 120 students those are found depression symptoms among 500 students, who were randomly assigned into the experimental group (41) and control group (41). The experimental group received the psycho-yogic package, which consisted of a combination of yoga postures (Surya namaskar asana), breathing exercises (Anulom Vilom Pranayama),and cognitive behavior therapy .The program was designed to be delivered over a period of 10 weeks, with 3 sessions per week, each lasting 30 minutes. The control group remained untouched with intervention. The primary outcome measure was the Beck Depression Inventory, a standard measure of depressive symptoms. The study used a pre-test ,post-test design, with outcome measures administered at baseline and at the end of the 10-week intervention period. Statistical analysis t-test was performed to compare the outcomes of the experimental and control groups. The results of this study suggest that a psycho-yogic package can be an effective intervention for the management of depression among adolescents at 0.05 significance level.
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