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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
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Warwick Research Services, UK
Hong Kong Academy of Yoga Therapy
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
NMP Medical Research Institute

Brief Summary:

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)
Primary Purpose: Other
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

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MedlinePlus related topics: Headache

Arm Intervention/treatment
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.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Musculo-skeleton Pain measured on VAS [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]
    VAS at the beginning and end of the 2 week of intervention

  2. Change in Headache severity on VAS [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]
    VAS at the beginning and end of the 2 week of study intervention

  3. Change in Stomach pain on VAS [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 19 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All adolescents enrolled at the participating centers and that agree to sign informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • not agreement to sign the informed consent

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03308630


Locations
India
NMP Medical Research Institute
Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
Sponsors and Collaborators
NMP Medical Research Institute
Warwick Research Services, UK
Hong Kong Academy of Yoga Therapy
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Naveen Meghwal Hong Kong Academy of yoga therapy, Hong Kong
Study Director: Neha Sharma, PhD Warwick Research Services, UK
Study Chair: Puneet Sharma NMP Medical Research Institute, India

Responsible Party: NMP Medical Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03308630     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NMP/10092
First Posted: October 12, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Verified: October 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Headache
Musculoskeletal Pain
Psychophysiologic Disorders
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases