Journey Back into Body and Soul - An Exploration of Mindful Yoga with Psychosis

Research by Brigitte Sistig, Ingo Lambrecht and Susan Hatters Friedman, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Yoga is regarded in the West mainly as a physical activity. However increasing evidence, supports Yoga's efficacy as an adjunct treatment for complex mental health issues. This study explored the suitability of an integrated mindful yoga programme in a mental health rehabilitation center.

Ten psychiatric inpatients partcipated in twice weekly 30 minute sessions over seven weeks.

The paper is attached as a PDF, that must be downloaded to read.