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

Affiliation

Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

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

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