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The Effect of Hata Yoga on Mental Health of Women Referring to Yoga Training Centers in Tehran
Marjan Hajfiroozabadi , Faezeh Sahbaee, Siamak Amiri
Faculty Member of Nursing and Midwifery Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran , m.firoozabadi12@gmail.com
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Background: Mental health problems, including Depression and Anxiety and other mental disorders, will be one of the major problems of human societies in the coming years. One of the ways to prevent and promote mental health is to use yoga exercises. The Aim of this study was to investigate the effect of yoga on mental health of women referred to Yoga centers in Tehran.
Materials and Methods: This research is a quasi-experimental study that was performed on 100 women referred to yoga training centers in Tehran. Participants were recruited from 20 centers of Yoga teaching in Tehran with convenient sampling . The data gathering tool was a questionnaire that was put at before and one month after training of Hata yoga.
Results: The results that obtained from analyzing data show that the mean scores of areas of physical symptoms and social dysfunction increased significantly a month after the training of yoga exercises. Also, the mean scores of depression and anxiety and sleep disorders were significantly decreased, and as a result, the average of general health after education was significantly increased.
Conclusion: The eight-session of Yoga after one month may be effective in improving the mental health of women participating in the study.
Keywords: Yoga, Hata yoga, Mental Health, Women, Tehran, General Health
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/10/19 | Accepted: 2018/10/19 | Published: 2018/10/19
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Hajfiroozabadi M, Sahbaee F, Amiri S. The Effect of Hata Yoga on Mental Health of Women Referring to Yoga Training Centers in Tehran. aumj. 2018; 7 (3-supple) :73-80
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