Efficacy of Ajna Chakra Meditation in Primary Insomnia

Rajalakshmi, M C (2019) Efficacy of Ajna Chakra Meditation in Primary Insomnia. Masters thesis, Government Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College, Chennai.


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OBJECTIVE: The intended research work aims at assessing the effectiveness of Ajna chakra Meditation in primary insomnia. Many studies reported that the practice of yoga, especially meditation influences sleep. The current study was conducted to determine the positive effect of practicing ajna chakra meditation in improving the quality of sleep through the measurement of Athens insomnia scale and Pittsburgh sleep quality Index. STUDY DESIGN: The current research work employed prospective intervention study. METHOD: 43 participants of age group between 20-40yrs are participated in the study. On the first visit Athens sleep scale, Pittsburgh sleep quality index, has been given to collect the details about patients sleep history, trigger factors, relieving factors, treatment history and to assess their lifestyle pattern. Patients are given ajna chakra meditation 30 mins thrice in a week in alternative days for 12 weeks. After the period of 3 months same Pittsburgh sleep quality index and Athens sleep scale is given to assess the effectiveness of the intervention. RESULTS: The study showed significant improvement in the quality of sleep of the study participants. CONCLUSION: The practice of ajna chakra meditation facilitates in improving the quality of sleep.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No:461612004
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sleep ; Athens scale ; Pittsburgh sleep quality index ; Ajna chakra Meditation.
Subjects: AYUSH > Yoga
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2019 00:25
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 02:04
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10718

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