International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 11, Part C (2018)
The effect of yoga package on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the survivors of 2013 Uttarakhand flood disaster
Jyoti, Dr. Chinmay Pandya and Dr. Sureshlal Barnwal
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder. It can develop following a traumatic event that threatens safety or makes feel helpless. PTSD is a serious potentially debilitating condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a natural disaster, serious accident, terrorist incident, and sudden death of a loved one, war, violent personal assault such as rape, or other life-threatening events.
Aims: To examine the effect of yogic package on PTSD in the survivors of 2013 Uttarakhand Flood Disaster.
Method: All subjects (18 to 55 years) were taken from Uttarkashi district (Uttarakhand). Firstly 70 subjects selected for the study. During yogic intervention some of subjects left the group for their personal reason. Lastly the experiment carried out on 40 subjects.
Results: Significant effects of yogic package on experimental group were found.
Conclusions: These finding demonstrated that the effect of yoga has a positive impact on PTSD in the survivors of 2013 Uttarakhand Flood Disaster.
How to cite this article:
Jyoti, Dr. Chinmay Pandya, Dr. Sureshlal Barnwal. The effect of yoga package on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the survivors of 2013 Uttarakhand flood disaster. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(11):179-183.