Use of yoga in psychiatry Article in Czech Nespor K.

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 psychiatry is active cooperation; systemic interactions must be foreseen, it is important to warn against competitiveness and specific indications and contraindications of different yoga exercises must be respected. Yoga is also a suitable element of prevention of professional stress in the health services.

Categories: Psyche / Feelings