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.
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