EFFECT OF VIPASSANA MEDITATION UPON SUICIDAL IDEATION OF NOCOLLAR WORKERS.

Dr. Neeta Gupta, Dr. Neharshi Srivastava

Abstract


Suicidal Ideation is a medical term for thoughts about or an unusual preoccupation with suicide. Suicide is when people direct violence at themselves with the intent to end their lives, and they die as a result of their actions. The study has tried to explore suicidal tendencies among No-Collar Workers  and also tried to explore the effectiveness of Vipassana Meditation on controlling suicidal thoughts among No Collar Workers.It made use of purpose sampling in selecting 100 No-Collar Workers eually divides into males and females. The sample responded to the valid and reliable instrument. The Modified Scale of Suicidal Ideation Construct by Miller W.I, et al (1986) was used to measure Suicidal Ideation of No Collar Workers.The design which was used to conceptualize the study and anlyuze the data was 2x2 factorial design with two indepandent variables: one being Before and after conditions of Vipassana therapy and another being gender of the respondents. The results of the present study have revealed that the Vipassana Meditation has significantly reduced suicidal tendencie samong No-Collar Workers . Hence it is recommended that Vipassana Mediation should be taught to everyone and should be introduced in all the organization both public and private schools and organizations.


Keywords


Vipassana Meditation, Suicidal Ideation and No-Collar Workers.

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