Effects of Yoga Nidra on Self-esteem in Nursing Students

간호대학생의 자아존중감에 관한 요가 니드라의 효과

  • 김상돌 (강원대학교 보건과학대학)
  • Received : 2017.11.02
  • Accepted : 2017.11.22
  • Published : 2018.02.28


This study was a quasi-experimental design with a non-equivalent control group to investigate the effects of yoga nidra on self-esteem in nursing students. Thirty-nine undergraduate nursing students were selected by convenience sampling, with 19 assigned to an yoga nidra group and 20 assigned to a control group. The data were collected from May 1 to June 24, 2016. The yoga nidra intervention was performed for 60 minutes per session, two sessions per a week for 8 weeks. The control group did not participate in the yoga nidra and had no designated intervention. Self-esteem were measured with Rosenberg's Self-Esteem Scale. The yoga nidra group scores were significantly increased in self-esteem levels compared with the control group. In conclusion, these findings indicate that yoga nidra intervention would elevate self-esteem levels in nursing students and it can be used as a tool to improve the self - esteem of university students as well as nursing college students.


Supported by : 강원대학교


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