Effect of Mandala Art on Psychological Wellbeing among Physiotherapy Undergraduates of Age 18-22 Years

Authors

  • Khushbu Shah
  • Pradeep Borkar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijpot.v15i3.16162

Keywords:

Mandala Art Therapy, Psychological wellbeing, Depression, Stress, Anxiety.

Abstract

Objective - To find effect of Mandala Art Therapy on Depression, Anxiety and Stress by DASS- 21 scale.
Methodology – Ethical clearance was obtained from Institutional Ethical Committee.56 participants
fulfilling the Inclusion Criteria were selected. The motive and procedure of the study was explained and
instructions were given about the protocol of the study. 5 sessions of Mandala Art Therapy were given to the
participants with frequency of 2 session per week from 5th January 2021 to 10th march 2021.The measures
of 3 main variables (Depression, Anxiety and Stress) were administered at pre and post intervention.
Result: Statistical analysis showed that there was overall decrease in levels of Depression, Anxiety and
Stress. Significant results were seen in pre- and post; Depression, Anxiety and Stress Level (P<0.05). The
median differences between pre and post Anxiety, Stress and Depression was 0.
Conclusion: This study concludes that Mandala Art have significant effect in reducing the levels of
Depression, Anxiety, Stress and improve psychological wellbeing of college undergraduates.

Author Biographies

Khushbu Shah

Intern, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam College of Physiotherapy, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences ‘ Deemed to be’ University,, Loni, Maharashtra, India

Pradeep Borkar

Associate Professor of Department of Orthopaedic Physiotherapy, Dr. A.P.J
Abdul Kalam College of Physiotherapy, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences ‘ Deemed to be’ University, Loni,Maharashtra, India

Published

2021-06-09