Effect of short term meditation on quality of life in normal adults

Introduction- In recent years quality of life (QOL) has become a key concept in the medical community where health care places dual emphasis on treatment and quality of care. Methodology- In this convenient random sampling study, 28 subjects who satisfied the inclusion criteria were included in the study. Data gathering instrument used was WHO QOL-BREF questionnaire. It was self administered before pretest and after post test and was conducted to evaluate the effect of two weeks Rajyoga meditation course on physical, psychological, social and environmental health of subjects. Result- Significant increase in post test scores was seen in all the 4 domains. Conclusion- It can be concluded that short term practice of Rajyoga meditation brings an overall improvement in the health of individuals thus enhancing their quality of life.

Author: 
Dalia. Biswas
Journal Name: 
Int J Inf Res Rev
Volume No: 
04
Issue No: 
08
Year: 
2017
Paper Number: 
2005
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