Improved personal relationships.
Patients in treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique showed a significant reduction in family problems after three months, as compared to those receiving psychotherapy treatment. Those in psychotherapy treatment showed no noticeable change after three months. Ref.Journal of Counseling and Development 64: 212-215, 1985
Improved behaviour in school.
Adolescent children with high normal systolic blood pressure were randomly assigned to either learn Transcendental Meditation or participate in a health education control group. After four months, the students practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique showed decreased absenteeism, decreased school rule infractions, and decreased suspension days. Ref.Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 1: 10, 2003
Decreased suspicion in prison inmates.
Individuals participating in the Transcendental Meditation technique, in comparison to controls, were found to have a strong concern for the welfare of others.Ref.Western Psychologist 4: 104–111, 1974.
Greater appreciation of others.
University students practising the Transcendental Meditation technique rated the important people in their lives (parents, spouse) significantly more positively than did control students.Ref.Perceptual and Motor Skills 64: 1003–1012, 1987.
Improved relationships in prison.
Maximum security prison inmates who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique were found to have a decreased tendency to assault in comparison to controls.Ref.Criminal Justice and Behavior 5: 3–20, 1978.
Decreased verbal hostility in prison inmates.
Inmates in a maximum security prison who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique showed a significant decrease in verbal hostility, as compared to the control group.Ref.Criminal Justice and Behavior 5: 3–20, 1978.
Improved interpersonal behaviour in juvenile offenders.
Young people referred to juvenile court for a legal offense showed a significant improvement in social behaviour, as assessed by parents, after learning the Transcendental Meditation technique.Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 34(8): 4732A, 1974.
Increased tolerance in secondary school students.
Secondary students who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique showed increased tolerance after 14 weeks, in contrast to control students. Ref. Dissertation Abstracts International 38(7): 3372B–3373B, 1978.
Improved work and personal relationships among employees.
A study among management and employees in the car industry concluded that after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, employees had better work and personal relationships, as compared to controls in the same work places. Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal 6: 245–262, 1993.
Increased satisfaction in professional and personal life.
A study among managers and employees in the automotive industry found that, after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, employees experienced more satisfaction in their personal and professional lives, in comparison to controls in the same work place. Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal 6: 245–262, 1993.
PTSD: Reduction in family problems.
Patients seeking treatment for traumatic stress who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique showed a significant reduction in family problems in comparison to those receiving psychotherapy. Ref.Journal of Counseling and Development 64: 212-215, 1985.
How can a simple technique do so much?
600 studies confirm the effect of TM with:
- Less stress
- How TM works
- Emotional stability
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Better Health
- General Health
- Becoming Younger