International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Yoga and Meditation | India | Volume 5 Issue 11, November 2016

Guided Intervention through Scientific Method of Meditation for Management of Stress and Depression among College Students

Dr. M. K. Bimal [3] | Dr. U. K. Vimal [2]

Abstract: Introduction The study was conducted to explore and manage depression, stress and anxiety among college students by providing guided intervention of scientific spiritual method of AUM meditation. Plan of study The plan of study included objective mapping of reduction in comprehensive anxiety and enhancement in mental health after intervention with scientific spiritual meditation for 30 days. The compatibility of the meditation for people of different religions, faiths, educational backgrounds, gender, caste, creeds and lifestyle was also mapped. Study population The study population consisted of 134 college students of age group 18-22 years, selected using probability random sampling technique, out of which 122 students participated in the stress management workshop. Methodology The mapping of test parameters before intervention (test) and re-test after practicing meditation for 30 days were done through published standardized questionnaire. Result The overall enhancement in mental health parameter was found to be 91.57 %. Overall reduction in comprehensive anxiety was 82.61 % and 91.04 % responded for AUM meditation. Conclusion It is concluded that the scientific spiritual method of AUM meditation has explicit effect of enhancing mental health of the practitioners. It is compatible to all and has definite impact on the practitioners in reducing comprehensive anxiety, stress and depression.

Keywords: Stress Management, Meditation, Depression, Mental health, Spiritual

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 11, November 2016,

Pages: 1525 - 1529

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