Volume 6, Number 3 (12-2016)                   cmja 2016, 6(3): 1549-1559 | Back to browse issues page


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varvani Farahani P, Hekmat Pou D, Khonsari A H, Shamsikhani S, Matouri Pour P, Gholami M. The Effect of super brain yoga on children with autism disorder. cmja. 2016; 6 (3) :1549-1559
URL: http://cmja.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-415-en.html

, Associate Professor , Ph.D. in Nursing, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery,Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran , dr_hekmat@arakmu.ac.ir
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Introduction: Autism is generaly known as cerebral neural development disorder among children accompany with behavioral disorders. complementary medicine therapy as a new attitude toward autism treatment is common. So this study with the aim of determining of the ffect of super brain yoga on children with autism disorder was accomplished.

Method: This quasi-experimental study was done on 80 children with autism in Clinics of the University of Medical Sciences, in the two groups: experimental group (even number of admissions) and control group (odd number of admissions) , with applying convenience sampling method by ethical satisfaction. In addition to the routine treatment in the experimental group, the intervention done for theoretical and practical training of the super brain yoga, for the children and their parents. And then do the exercises by children on a daily basis was a month for two minutes.

Routine treatment in the control group had no intervention. Data analysis was done by using SPSS version 20.

Results: Before intervention there was no significant difference between the mean scores of severity of autism in to experimental (108/6±10/8) and (106/2±8) control groups , but after intervention there was a significant difference between the mean scores of severity of autism into experimental (88/7±11/9) and (106/1±7/8) control groups (P= 0.001). There was no significant difference between the mean scores of severity of autism in control group before and after intervention(P= 0.258).

Conclussion: It seems that exercises of super brain yoga is effective in reducing symptoms of autism in children.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Traditional medicine

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