Studies conducted by the Japanese Ministry of Labour demonstrate improvement in overall physical and mental health in executives and other employees of both large and small companies after 3 months practice of TM. Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal 1993; 6: 245-262.
A study comparing 142 subjects who participated in a one week course of the Vedic Physiological Purification Program with 25 control subjects who participated in a one week educational program on MVHC using a self assessment questionnaire found that the treatment group had significantly more vitality, energy and well-being, greater strength and stamina, less fatigue, better sleep, improved appetite and digestive patterns and more balanced emotions. 80% reported clear signs of rejuvenation. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality 1990; 5: 1-27.
A study conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Industrial Health of the Japanese Ministry of Labour, compared 447 industrial workers who were taught TM with 321 workers who did not learn. Over a five-month period, industrial employees practising TM showed decreased smoking, reduced insomnia, decreased physical complaints, and comprehensive improvements in mental health compared to a control group. Japanese Journal of Industrial Health 1990, 32: 656; Japanese Journal of Public Health 1990; 37: 729.