publication . Article . 2016

Combined effect of surya namaskar and aerobic exercises to reduce anger among substance dependence subjects

Priyanka Malhotra; Karobi Das; Sunita Sharma; Debasish Basu;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2016 Journal: Open Journal of Psychiatry and Allied Sciences (issn: 2394-2053, eissn: 2394-2061, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Academy Publisher
Abstract
Background: There is a strong association between certain exercises and anger management. Persons with a high tendency towards anger often abuse substances. Alcohol and drug abuse is one of the most common behavioural problems that occur due to uncontrolled anger. Substance dependence subjects when frustrated would show anger. Aim: To assess the anger among substance dependence subjects and the effect of physical exercises (surya namaskar and aerobic exercises) on anger management. Materials and methods: The study was conducted at Drug De-addiction and Treatment Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. Specific exercis...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanismsbehavioral disciplines and activitiespsychological phenomena and processesmental disorders
free text keywords: State and Trait, Coping Behaviour, Psychiatry, Drug Users, RC435-571
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