A study to evaluate the effectiveness of pranayama on the level of stress among wives of alcoholics in selected rural community at Dharapuram.

Jinu, Mathew (2013) A study to evaluate the effectiveness of pranayama on the level of stress among wives of alcoholics in selected rural community at Dharapuram. Masters thesis, Sara Nursing College, Dharapuram.

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Abstract

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of pranayama on the level of stress among wives of alcoholics in selected rural community at Dharapuram. The present study was conducted in Alangium community area at Dharapuram. Pre experimental one group pretest and post test design was used for this study. Permission was obtained from the Panchayat President and oral consent was obtained from the subjects. Data collection procedure was done over the period of 4 weeks. The investigator selected 40 wives of alcoholics who were fulfilling the inclusion criteria through convenience sampling technique .In pre test, the investigator was used Modified stress assessment scale for assessing the level of stress among wives of alcoholics. Investigator made the subjects to practice pranayama daily in the morning for 15 days .After completion of the intervention post test was done. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the finding of the study. There was a significant difference found (p<0.01) in the mean pretest score of level of stress 26.51[±21.28] and post test score of level of stress 10.97[±15.19] among wives of alcoholics. There was a significant association (P<0.05) found between the stress score of wives of alcoholics and selected demographic variables like food habits and perceived social support. It is concluded that Pranayama helps to reduce the level of stress among wives of alcoholics.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pranayama ; Level of Stress ; Wives of Alcoholics ; Selected Rural Community ; Dharapuram.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2017 05:25
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 02:50
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/1774

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