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Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2019 May;35:86-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2019.02.002. Epub 2019 Feb 4.

Effect of yoga nidra on the self-esteem and body image of burn patients.

Author information

1
Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. Electronic address: ahmetdmr84@gmail.com.
2
Department of Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey. Electronic address: serdar.saritas@inonu.edu.tr.

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

This study was conducted to determine effect of yoga nidra on the self-esteem and body image of burn patients.

MATERIALS AND METHODS:

This study was performed in a quasi-experimental model with pretest and post-test control groups. The domain of the study was formed with the patients at adult burn unit of a university. One hundred ten patients participated in the study. The data were collected using the Self-Description Form, the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, and the Body Image Scale.

RESULTS:

After yoga practice, there was a statistically significant increase and improvement in the self-esteem and body image of the experimental group (p < 0.05). A statistically significant decline in the score average of pretest and post-test of body image of the patients in the control group was observed (p < 0.05).

CONCLUSION:

It has been observed that yoga practice increases self-esteem and improves the body image of burn patients significantly.

KEYWORDS:

Body image; Burn; Nurse; Self-esteem; Yoga nidra

PMID:
31003692
DOI:
10.1016/j.ctcp.2019.02.002
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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