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Research Paper

EFFECTIVENESS OF GUIDED IMAGERY THERAPY ON REDUCING STRESS AMONG IT PROFESSIONALS

Mrs. R. Ajitha Nancy Rani, Prof. V. Hemavathy

Keywords : Effectiveness, Guided imagery therapy, stress, IT professionals

Citation Information : Rani MR, Hemavathy PV. EFFECTIVENESS OF GUIDED IMAGERY THERAPY ON REDUCING STRESS AMONG IT PROFESSIONALS. 2014; 7 (3):37-39.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-7-3-37

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

IT careers are often characterized by hard work, long hours, stress and tight deadlines. The level of stress among IT professionals is high and it affects both the employer and the employee. The experimental study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of guided imagery to reduce the level of stress. Total 60 subjects were selected one group Pre Test - Post Test design was used. Evaluative research approach was used. Datas were collected by using structured questionnaire. Stress was measured in terms of stress scores. After administration of guided imagery the findings reveals that 34 (56.7%) of subjects had mild stress 26 (43.3%)of subjects had moderate stress and none of them had severe stress.


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