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(March 19, 2013)
Summary: Gen Hosp Psychiatry 1995 May;17(3):192-200 Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester 01655, USA. A previous study of 22 medical patients with DSM-III-R-defined anxiety disorders showed clinically and statistically significant improvements in subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety and panic following an 8-week outpatient physician-referred group stress reduction intervention based on mindfulness meditation. […]
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(March 19, 2000)
Summary: J Affect Disord 2000 Jan-Mar;57(1-3):255-9 Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, India. BACKGROUND: Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) is a procedure that involves essentially rhythmic hyperventilation at different rates of breathing. The antidepressant efficacy of SKY was demonstrated in dysthymia in a prospective, open clinical trial. This study compared the […]
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(July 19, 1998)
Summary: J Affect Disord 1998 Jul;50(1):45-8 Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India. BACKGROUND: There is evidence that Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) has significant antidepressant effects. OBJECTIVE: The present study examined whether pretreatment P300 ERP amplitude predicts antidepressant response to SKY. METHODS: Consenting, drug-free depressed patients (n = 30; dysthymics, 15, […]
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(March 19, 1996)
Summary: Int J Neurosci 1996 Mar;85(1-2):1-17 Research Group for Mind-Body Dynamics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093-0402, USA. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical efficacy of yogic techniques in the treatment of eight adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). A specific yogic breathing pattern has been prescribed for the treatment of […]
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(June 19, 1994)
Summary: Cesk Psychiatr 1994 Jun;90(3):149-57 In the treatment of pathological gambling the diagnosis, treatment of the accessory psychopathology and the somatic condition are important. Motivation training, behavioural and reality-oriented therapy, modification of the lifestyle relaxation techniques and yoga proved useful. There is also experience with dynamically oriented treatment techniques self-esteem reinforcement, training of social skills, strategies […]
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(May 19, 1994)
Summary: Cas Lek Cesk 1994 May 16;133(10):295-7 Psychiatricka lecebna v Praze 8, Narodni centrum podpory zdravi, Praha. The author gives an account of his experience with the application of yoga in prevention and treatment of alcohol and drug related problems, in psychosomatic medicine, sexuology, treatment of neuroses, in gerontopsychiatry etc. The problem when using yoga in […]
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(May 19, 1993)
Summary: J R Soc Med 1993 May;86(5):254-8 Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford. The effects of three different procedures, relaxation, visualization and yogic breathing and stretch (pranayama) on perceptions of physical and mental energy and on positive and negative mood states have been assessed in a group of normal volunteers (N = 71, age range […]
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(March 19, 1993)
Summary: Int J Psychosom 1993;40(1-4):105-7 National Center for Health Promotion, Psychiatric Hospital, Prague. The author describes his experience with the use of yoga in the prevention and treatment of alcohol and drug related problems, in psychosomatics, neuroses, geriatric psychiatry, and in some other areas. He deals with problems of the use of yoga in psychiatry like […]
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(December 19, 1992)
Summary: Percept Mot Skills 1992 Dec;75(3 Pt 2):1331-43 Department of Physical Education, Brooklyn College, City University of New York 11210. The mood benefits of Hatha yoga and swimming, two activities that differ greatly in aerobic training benefits, were examined. College students (N = 87) in two swimming classes, a yoga class, and a lecture-control class completed […]
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(April 19, 1992)
Summary: Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1992 Apr;36(2):88-92 Institute for Yoga & Consciousness, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Santhi Kriya is a mixture of combined yogic practices of breathing and relaxation. Preliminary attempts were made to determine the effect of Santhi Kriya on certain psychophysiological parameters. Eight healthy male volunteers of the age group 25.9 +/- 3 (SD) years […]
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