Effectiveness of Hatha Yoga practice on craving for smoking among persons with smoking behaviour in selected community setting at Kanchipuram District

Surya Kala, B (2012) Effectiveness of Hatha Yoga practice on craving for smoking among persons with smoking behaviour in selected community setting at Kanchipuram District. Masters thesis, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.

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Abstract

A study to assess the effectiveness of hatha yoga practice on craving for smoking among persons with smoking behaviour in selected community setting at Kanchipuram district. OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the severity of smoking behaviour and craving for smoking among persons with smoking behaviour. 2. To evaluate the effectiveness of the Hatha yoga practice on craving for smoking among persons with smoking behaviour. 3. To find out the co-relationship between severity of smoking behaviour and craving for smoking. 4. To analyze the association between craving for smoking and severity of smoking behaviour with demographic variables. HYPOTHESIS: There will be a significant reduction in craving for smoking among persons with smoking behaviour by practicing Hatha yoga. There will be no association between craving for smoking and smoking behaviour with demographic variables. LIMITATIONS: The study is limited to sample size of 30. The study is limited only to male with smoking behaviour. The languages known to the population is Tamil or English. The time duration of the study is limited to 6 weeks. The setting is limited to smokers who are residing at keezhmaruvathur village. The findings of the study cannot be generalized. FINDING OF THE STUDY: ❖ The pre test mean score for severity of smoking behaviour was 28.33 with the standard deviation of 0.9942. In the post test, mean score was 17.833 with the standard deviation of 1.949. ❖ The pre test mean score for craving for smoking was 2.70 with the standard deviation of 0.466. In the post test, mean score was 32.733 with the standard deviation of 2.033. ❖ Among 30 persons with smoking behaviour the improved mean was 30.03 with the standard deviation of 1.97. The paired “t” test value was 27.21. It implies the Hatha yoga practice was effective on reducing the craving for smoking. ❖ Hence the Hatha yoga practice was effectiveness on reducing craving of smoking among persons with smoking behaviour. ❖ There is a positive correlation between craving for smoking and severity of smoking behaviour. It reveals that the hatha yoga practice was effective. ❖ There is no association between craving for smoking and severity of smoking behaviour with demographic variables. NURSING IMPLICATIONS: ❖ The health care professionals need to explore the prevalence of smoking and its effects and need to take necessary intervention to protect them from the complications. ❖ The study implies that the nurse helps the smokers to get relief from their addictive behaviour by reducing their craving on smoke by using effective Hatha yoga practice. ❖ Psychological aspects of care is more important and it implies the need to practice and follow various yoga practice which will reduce craving as well as withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation in both clinical and community settings. NURSING EDUCATION: ❖ With increasing use of complementary therapy by the general population nursing faculty are challenged to educate their student about these complementary therapies. ❖ Use of holistic curriculum model facilitates the inclusion of interventions that promote complementary health and healing. It is therefore, important to assure that sufficient time is allocated with in nursing course for alternative therapy like yoga. ❖ It is vital to have knowledge about complementary therapies for professional nursing practice, to provide the information about these therapies, to be informed about complementary therapies and to incorporate some of these therapies into one’s own self care. ❖ A study can be undertaken to evaluate the knowledge after a planned teaching programme. ❖ Various workshops and conferences can be put forth on the concept of psychiatric nursing regarding the care of person with addicted behaviour. ❖ Nursing educators plan to instruct the students that the students should be provide adequate opportunity to develop skills in handling the clients with addicted behaviour among various clinical conditions. NURSING SERVICE: ❖ Nurses working in psychiatric set up should be equipped with knowledge and skills to demonstrate yoga to smokers and to other kinds of Addictive disorder. ❖ Patients should be given adequate information regarding the benefits of effectiveness of Hatha yoga practice on reducing craving of smoking. ❖ In-service education programme regarding alternative modalities of treatment should be organized. ❖ Rewards can be given to the outstanding nurses who practice the alternative modalities of treatment. ❖ Mass health education programme can be organized to improve the knowledge regarding alternative modalities of treatment. ❖ Nurses working in psychiatric unit should have wide knowledge about care of patient with addictive behaviour. ❖ All the health care providers such as the Auxiliary nurses, Village health nurses, Community health workers should be given In-service education related to Alternative systems of medicine like yoga therapy. NURSING ADMINISTRATION: ❖ People at the administration position can make necessary policies to implement the concept of psycho-biology in psychiatric nursing. ❖ The nursing administrators should give attention on the proper selection, placement and effective utilization of the nurse in all areas within the available resources and should plan for budget. ❖ Nurse administrator can impose the routine practice of yoga practice in psychiatric wards. ❖ Nursing administration should make arrangement for providing yoga programme to the person who has smoking behaviour during the stay in the hospital. ❖ The nursing administrator should manage the client with addictive behaviour and the delivery of specific nursing services within the health care agency. ❖ The nursing leaders should work collaboratively and coordinate with other health team members to conduct yoga programme to reduce these kind of addictive behaviour. NURSING RESEARCH: ❖ Psychiatric nursing today is involved every issues due to changes in health care delivery system, advancement in emerge of psychobiology, and development of new discipline in medicine, Nursing need to be developed to study in specific areas of problem. ❖ Nurse Researcher should to perform scientific work and take part in application and evaluation effectiveness of yoga practice on craving of smoking. ❖ The finding of the study should be implemented in both hospital and community settings. ❖ The study provides awareness for further studies among the students in this area. ❖ This study directs the nursing personnel to broaden their knowledge and skill to elicit problems and to conduct more research to raise their power to implement prompt care activities on smoking behaviour. ❖ This study will imply the nurse education to conduct and motivate learner to select relevant study with all dissemination like physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual changes encountered by person with smoking behaviour utilization of findings and deviation of knowledge which help to detect ongoing assessment care and technology that made in health care delivery system. By conducting much research, disseminating knowledge will be given a vision o for growing in nursing discipline. RECOMMENDATIONS: Based on the research findings the following recommendations are made; ❖ The similar study can done with larger samples. ❖ The study can be done on the knowledge and skills of the nurses regarding yoga therapy. ❖ In-service education on effectiveness of yoga therapy can be given to improve the quality of care. ❖ Similar study can be done by using quasi experimental with control group. ❖ A descriptive study can be done to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of yoga therapy. ❖ The replication of present study can be conducted with more effective and with constant intervention. ❖ Comparative study may be conducted find out the between urban and rural population to find out the similarities and difference between knowledge, attitude and practice on smoking behaviour. ❖ Experimental studies may be conducted to compare the effectiveness of hatha yoga practice with other alternative interventions. ❖ Qualitative study can be conducted to find out the effective interventions for smoking cessation. ❖ A study can be undertaken to evaluate the knowledge after a planned teaching programme.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hatha Yoga ; Practice On Craving ; Smoking ; Smoking Behaviour ; Kanchipuram.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2017 09:14
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2020 06:27
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/4357

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