Comparative Study

| Published: May 15, 2017

Effect of Yogic Intervention: Pranayama on Anxiety & Depression

Dr. Vandana Jain

Lecturer, J.A.V. Girls Degree College, Deptt. of Psychology, Baraut, U.P, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Jyotsna Sharma

Retired Principal & Head of the Psychology Deptt. D. Jain College, Baraut, U.P, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.053/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.053


An attempt has been made to study the effect of Yoga: Pranayama on Anxiety & Depression. A purposive sample of 120 persons (60 males & 60 females) was selected and a pre and post control group design was used. Life style questionnaire (referred in introducing health Psychology) & ‘Eight State Questionnaire’ by Curran & Cattell, Indian adaptation by Shri Malay kapoor New Delhi, Kapoor & Bhargava (Agra) were used as tools. An analysis of results shows that the yoga pranayama had positive effect in the management of Anxiety & Depression as well as in creating positive image about oneself in the experimental group while control group didn’t show any significant difference. 

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017