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Research Paper | Yoga and Meditation | India | Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015


Effectiveness of Guided Imagery Technique on Blood Pressure and Stress Level among Elderly People

Kaur Gurvinder, Sheoran Poonam, Sidiqqui Adiba


Abstract: A Quasi experimental study was conducted to assess and evaluate the effectiveness of guided imagery technique on blood pressure and stress level of elderly people in selected old age homes at Haryana in the month of December to February 2015. The purposive sampling technique was used to gather data by using Glazer stress life style questionnaire and blood pressure record sheet for 60 elderly people (30 in experimental and 30 in comparison group). Pre test was conducted on day-1 in both groups and guided imagery technique was administered with CD in experimental group for one hour daily for a week and elderly people were motivated for self practicing after that. Post test -1 was taken on 10th day and post test- 2 on 24th day of pre test. No intervention was done for comparison group. Findings of study revealed that there were significant differences in pre test, post test-1 and post test-2 f value of systolic and diastolic blood pressure was 34.39 and 19.53 (as evident from the computed repeated measure one way anova) was found to be statistically significant at 0.05 level of significance in experimental group whereas 0.89 and 0.60 not significant in a comparison group and pre test, post test-1 and post test-2 f value of stress score was 217.14 found to be statistically significant at 0.05 level of significance in an experimental group whereas1.055 not significant in a comparison group. The study concluded that guided imagery technique had significant effect on blood pressure and stress level among elderly people.


Keywords: Guided imagery, blood pressure, Stress level, elderly people, and old age homes


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015,


Pages: 2281 - 2284


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Kaur Gurvinder, Sheoran Poonam, Sidiqqui Adiba, "Effectiveness of Guided Imagery Technique on Blood Pressure and Stress Level among Elderly People", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB157017, Volume 4 Issue 7, July 2015, 2281 - 2284

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