The Effectiveness of Transcendental Meditation Program in Improvement the Level of Mindfulness among the Female Students in the University of Nizwa.

Basim Al-Dahadha

Abstract


The study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of a training program on Transcendental Meditation (TM) in improve the level of mindfulness among a sample of the first year female students in the University of Nizwa. The subjects were assigned randomly into two groups: an experimental group which consisted of (118) students who received the training program and a control group which consisted of (125) students who did not receive the training on the T.M program. The mindfulness scale was applied on both groups; before and after exposing to the program, after excluding the ineligible students. To test the hypothesis of the study; means, standard deviations and Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA), were computed. The results revealed significant differences between the means of the two groups experimental and control of the total and facets scores of Mindfulness in favor of experimental group, which indicated the effectiveness of the training program in enhancing the level of mindfulness.

Keywords


: Mindfulness, Transcendental Meditation, and female college students.

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