Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002769
Title: Effect of Vrikshasana on depression patients
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which is originated in ancient India. There is a broad variety of yoga schools, practices, goals, and also for people to come out of their depression. People with more stress and depression can undergo certain asanas for themselves to calm down and be in a normal posture. The study is done to evaluate the effect of Vrikshasana on depression people. Materials and Methods: A total of 20 depression patients were chosen from yoga center. Hamilton rating scale for depression (HAM-D) was used to analyze the depression level before and after Vrikshasana. Results: Using the values taken by the HAM-D, it is proven that Vrikshasana has an effect on depression. Conclusions: Our findings suggest that Vrikshasana has a positive impact on depression patients. Vrikshasana will relieve depression patients from long-term medications.

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    Vindhiya Varshini, S. Preetha*, Jothi Priya

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    Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Jothi Priya, Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India

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    Author:

    Vindhiya Varshini, S. Preetha*, Jothi Priya

    Title:Effect of Vrikshasana on depression patients
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (Sept [ Special Issue 1 ])
    Year:2018
    Page No: (2869-2871)
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    Methodology:Vrikshasana
    Research Materials:Depression patients

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Disciplines Mental Physical Positive impact Spiritual practices Yogasana

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