Immediate Effect of Energy Alignment and Mantra on Stress Related Pain in Adolescents
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03308630|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 12, 2017
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2017
Psychiatrists have expressed concern at the emergence of education as a serious source of stress for school-going children - causing high incidence of deaths by suicide. Many adolescents in India are referred to hospital psychiatric units for school-related distress - exhibiting symptoms of depression, high anxiety, frequent school refusal, phobia, physical complaints, irritability, weeping spells, and decreased interest in school work. Previous studies have found significant anxiety, distress, depression, worn outs and severe impact of psychological factors on the performances of dental, engineering and medical student. But students preparing for competitive exams have not been studied yet.
Current study reports the scientific evidence of immediate effect of yoga based techniques combined with music and Vedic chants on adolescents preparing for competitive exams.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Stress Related Disorder Musculoskeletal Pain Headache||Behavioral: Yoga based Energy Alignment and Mantra||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||218 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Immediate Effect of Energy Alignment and Mantra on Stress Related Pain in Adolescents: Stomach Aches, Musculoskeletal Pains, and Headaches|
|Actual Study Start Date :||June 28, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 30, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 25, 2017|
|Experimental: Energy Alignment and Mantra||
Behavioral: Yoga based Energy Alignment and Mantra
Yoga intervention was based on the concept that there is not just a physical body, but a "subtle energy" body can be bound with residue of stress, unprocessed emotions, and excess mental energy. Using Yoga based practices combined with Mantra chants, Music and energy alignments poses, stress induced pain can be alleviated.
- Self reported Stress [ Time Frame: 2 Weeks ]Stress level on the scale of 1-10 was reported before the intervention and after 2 week of practice
- Change in Musculo-skeleton Pain measured on VAS [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]VAS at the beginning and end of the 2 week of intervention
- Change in Headache severity on VAS [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]VAS at the beginning and end of the 2 week of study intervention
- Change in Stomach pain on VAS [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03308630
|NMP Medical Research Institute|
|Bikaner, Rajasthan, India|
|Principal Investigator:||Naveen Meghwal||Hong Kong Academy of yoga therapy, Hong Kong|
|Study Director:||Neha Sharma, PhD||Warwick Research Services|
|Study Chair:||Puneet Sharma||NMP Medical Research Institute, India|