Hypotheses represent the main idea to be studied and are the foundations of research studies.
Hypotheses help frame a test of the validity of a theory.
Hypotheses provide the means to test nursing theory.
A hypothesis can also be called a problem statement.
Use of meditation during childbirth
Meditation techniques found to be effective
Pain management for people with anxiety disorders
Outcomes of meditation when used by elderly populations
It is the variable that is predicted to change.
It varies with a change in the dependent variable.
It is manipulated by the researcher.
It can be identified only by changes in the dependent variable.
Hypotheses operationally define the dependent variables.
Hypotheses are statements about the relationships among variables.
Hypotheses describe the effect of the dependent variable on the independent variable.
Hypotheses must include a definition of the treatment or intervention used.
It flows from interpretation of the data collected.
It operationally defines the variable to be studied.
It eliminates the need to designate a dependent variable.
It implies a causative or associative relationship.
Before development of the research question
After development of the research question
After a research design is determined
Before any statistical analysis
There is a relationship between meditation and anxiety disorders.
Patients with anxiety disorders who learn meditation techniques have less anxiety than those who do not.
Teaching one meditation technique to patients with anxiety disorders will be better than teaching multiple techniques.
The ability to meditate causes lower anxiety in patients with anxiety disorder than those who do not meditate.
It is a null hypothesis.
It predicts a positive relationship among variables.
It is a complex hypothesis.
It describes data-analysis methods.
There is no association among variables.
There is evidence of significance.
The independent and dependent variables are related.
The research hypothesis is rejected.