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| Published: June 25, 2016

Depression, Anxiety, Stress and Spirituality in Yoga Practitioners

Mohammad Amin Wani ,

Ph.D Research scholar in Psychology Annamalai University Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. R. Sankar ,

Assistant Professor Department of Psychology Annamalai University Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

J. Angel ,

M. Sc Clinical Psychology Department of Psychology Annamalai University Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

P. Dhivya ,

M. Sc Clinical Psychology Department of Psychology Annamalai University Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

S. Rajeswari ,

M. Sc Clinical Psychology Department of Psychology Annamalai University Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

K. Athirai ,

M. Sc Clinical Psychology Department of Psychology Annamalai University Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Nandeesh Y. D ,

Junior Research Fellow, Dept of Social Work, Karnatak University Dharwad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Deepa Kulkarni ,

Student, Dept of Psychology, Karnatak University Dharwad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Shanmukh V. Kamble

Associate Professor, Dept of Psychology, Karnatak University Dharwad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.164/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.164

ABSTRACT

The aim of the present study was to focus on the relationship of Spirituality with Depression, Anxiety and Stress of Yoga practitioners. The sample of 40 male and 40 female yoga practitioners from Hubli-Dharwad constituted the sample for study. The DASS and FACIT Spirituality scales were administered. The results revealed a Significant relationship existing between Spirituality and Depression (r=-.54; P<.01), Spirituality and Anxiety ( r=-.28; P<.01) Spirituality and Stress ( r=-57;P<.01). Further Regression analysis revealed the significant contribution of factors like reading journal monthly, marital status and income to Anxiety, journal reading, Marital status, visiting websites of Yoga and income significantly contributed to Depression and finally reading journal, income contributed to Stress of Male and Female Yoga practitioner. The social implications of findings are discussed.
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Nandeesh Y. D @ ydnandeesh@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.164/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.164

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016

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