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: To assess the severity of smoking behaviour and craving for smoking among persons with smoking behaviour. To evaluate the effectiveness of the Hatha yoga practice on craving for smoking among persons with smoking behaviour. To find out the co-relationship between severity of smoking behaviour and craving for smoking. 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.

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: 13 Feb 2018 03:37
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/4357

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