| Published: March 25, 2015
Mental Health Status & Stress: A Comparative Study among Yoga- doer and Yoga- non doer Older Adults
The present study has been designed to investigate the difference of mental health status and stress among yoga- doer and yoga – non doer older adults. The research was conducted over a sample of 120 older adults both yoga – doer and yoga – non doer as well as male and female.[30 yoga – doer and 30 yoga – non doer male older adults and 30 yoga – doer and 30 – yoga non doer female older adults.] All the participants were administered the mental health inventory and stress inventory. Data was analyzed using t test. The results reported that there exists a significant difference in mental health status among yoga- doer and yoga – non doer older adults both male and female. Yoga – doer older adults had better mental as compare to yoga – non doer older adults. Significant difference is also observed between yoga- doer and yoga – non doer older adults as regarding to their level of stress scores. Yoga also helpful in reduce stress level.
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© 2015, K Vaghela
Received: December 19, 2014; Revision Received: January 29, 2015; Accepted: March 25, 2015
Published in Volume 02, Issue 2, January-March, 2015