DOSHA PRAKOPA NIDANA EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRE DESIGNING AND VALIDATION
Mahejabeen A. K.* and Ajantha
Ayurveda is time tested and effective since centuries and a health system of choice due to its fundamental principles and methods of research inculcated in Ayurveda texts. With advent of time the life style, method of education, environment etc has changed including the research methodology. To make Ayurveda easily acceptable, as per the current trends in research, a review of previously proved fundamentals of Ayurveda in line with currently followed method of research is essential to achieve easy application in field of clinical research. Five step process of designing and validation of questionnaire ensure a research tool for clinical research. Although diseases like Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is an endocrine disorder known as hyperandrogenic state along with genetic factors. It is now increasingly perceived as disorder of changed life style. Hence evaluation of Dosha Prakopa Nidana finds merit.
Keywords: Questionnaire Designing and Validation, Dosha Prakopa Nidana, Ayurveda.
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