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| Published: February 02, 2017

Interventional Effect of Bhramari Pranayama on Mental Health among college Students

Suprabha Srivastava

Clinical Psychologist, Department of Neurology, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Preeti Goyal

School of Yoga and Health, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya (DSVV), Haridwar, U.K., India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ashok Kumar Patel

Clinical Psychologist, Department of Neurology, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.044/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.044

ABSTRACT

Mental health as a being of well being in which individual realize his or her own abilities, can cope with normal stress of life, can work productively and fruitfully, able to make his or her community (World Health Organization, 2014). The present study is aimed to measure the interventional effect of Bhramari Pranayama on Mental Health in students.  Total 60 subjects of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar who enrolled in under graduate courses were selected. A mental health scale (Kamlesh Sharma 1996) was administered as a single group pre and post study. Fifteen minutes Bhramari Pranayam exercise session for 20 days used as an intervention variable in the study. Results revealed that Bhramari Pranayama intervention was found significant effect on mental health and increased level of mental health was found in post study in comparison to pre study.  This concludes that Bhramari Pranayama provides a means to individual peace, happiness, develops optimism attitude, self esteem and proper coordination between mind and body.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.044/20170402

10.25215/0402.044

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017