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| Published: December 25, 2017

Effect of Meditation on Stress Management of IBS Patients

Renu Tomer

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Meerut College, Meerut Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Mridula Sharma

Reader, Department of Psychology, Meerut College, Meerut Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.051/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.051

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Meditation is an intensely personal and spiritual experience. The purpose of meditation technique is to channel awareness in positive direction by concentrating on inner self. A study was carried out to study the effect of meditation on stress management of IBS patients. Stress management scale constructed by Singh and Srivastava was administrated to patients consisted of 80 IBS patients of between  age group of 20-40 years,2 groups were taken one –who meditated (experimental group )  and one who did not meditate (controlled group ). For analysis of data t-test is run. Result showed that patients showed better stress management in the group of patients who meditated in comparison to controlled group who did not meditate.

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Renu Tomer, Dr. Mridula Sharma @ raina.tomar@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.051/20140201

10.25215/0201.051

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 1, October-December, 2014