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Vol. 3, Issue 12, Part B (2017)

Assess the effectiveness of holotropic breath work on stress among I year B.SC (N) students in NCON, Nellore

Assess the effectiveness of holotropic breath work on stress among I year B.SC (N) students in NCON, Nellore

Author(s)
Somesula Suchitra, Rajeswari H, Arumugam Indira and Sireesha
Abstract
Background: Holotropic Breathwork is a powerful, natural method of self-exploration and personal transformation. While the breath is ordinarily taken for granted, using the breath to turn inward using Holotropic Breathwork requires extraordinary intention, knowledge and support. Holotropic Breathwork uses sustained, deep breathing and a musical sound scape to direct attention away from the everyday mind and into the deep psyche. A session generally lasts from 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
Objectives: To assess the level of stress. To assess the effectiveness of holotropic breath work on the level of stress among B.Sc(n) students. To find out the association between the effectiveness of holotropic breath work on level of stress among B.Sc(n) students with their selected socio demographic variables.
Material and method: The present study was conducted by using quantitative research approach and Quasi experimental Non equivalent control group design was adopted. The Samples were selected by using non -probability purposive sampling technique.
Result: Level of stress among 100 I st year B.sc (N) students, In experimental group, among 50, 14 (28%) students had mild stress, 26(52%) students had moderate stress, and 10(20%) students had severe stress. In control group, among 50, 24(48%) students had mild stress, 18(36%) students had moderate stress and 8(16%) students had severe stress.
Conclusion: Investigator found that holotropic breath work is more effective in reducing stress among students.
Pages: 114-118  |  1136 Views  213 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Somesula Suchitra, Rajeswari H, Arumugam Indira, Sireesha. Assess the effectiveness of holotropic breath work on stress among I year B.SC (N) students in NCON, Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(12):114-118.
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