Healthier behaviour among managers

B24-Incr-HealthPromotBhvr-v1In a company that produces medical equipment, managers that had learned the Transcendental Meditation Programme after three months showed healthier behaviour, as measured by more regular exercise, food and sleeping habits, a reduction in alcohol usage, in comparison to a control group from the same company.Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 57(6): 4068B, 1996

Alcoholism: Transcendental Meditation compared to other methods

H12-Decreased-AlcoholA meta-analysis of major research studies on the standard alcohol treatment and prevention programmes found a significantly greater reduction of alcohol use among those who learn the Transcendental Meditation Programme, even though this programme does not involve any guidance about change in lifestyle or habits.Ref.Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 11: 13–87, 1994

PTSD

R4-Dec-Alc-ConsumPatients seeking treatment for traumatic stress who learned the Transcendental Meditation Programme showed a significant reduction in alcohol consumption in comparison to those receiving psychotherapy.Ref.Journal of Counseling and Development 64: 212-215, 1985

Alcoholism

R4-Dec-Alc-ConsumPatients seeking treatment for traumatic stress who learned the Transcendental Meditation Programme showed a significant reduction in alcohol consumption in comparison to those receiving psychotherapy.Ref.Journal of Counseling and Development 64: 212-215, 1985

Reduced cigarette and alcohol consumption among directors and employees

B21-Decr-Cig_Alc-ConsumA study among managers and employees in the automotive industry in the U.S. found that after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation Programme, employees had less cigarette and alcohol consumption in comparison to controls in the same work place. Reduced cigarette and alcohol consumption was not the objective of the study, but was noticed as a side effect.Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993

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