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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Yoga and meditation therapy to improve the psychological well-being of young adults: A grant proposal
by Nguyen, Francyne Nga, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2016, 58; 10032311
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this thesis project was to write a grant proposal to secure funding for a yoga therapy program, Yogi Paws Therapy, for young adults struggling with mental disorders at the Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance’s (OCAPICA) Well(ness)essity Mental Health Department in California. A literature review was conducted to examine topics related to mental disorders among young adults including prevalence, risk factors, co-morbidity, and consequences. The purpose of the proposed program was to provide yoga therapy and reduce their depressive and/or anxiety symptoms and improve their perceived well-being. The Weingart Foundation was selected for the proposed grant funding. The actual submission or funding of this grant proposal was not a requirement for the successful completion of the project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Ranney, Molly
Commitee: Borcato, Jo, Wilson, Steve
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 55/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work
Keywords: Grant, Meditation, Non profit, Yoga, Yoga therapy, Yogi
Publication Number: 10032311
ISBN: 978-1-339-53487-9
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