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Abstract Title:

Clinical case report: efficacy of yogic techniques in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorders.

Abstract Source:

Int J Neurosci. 1996 Mar;85(1-2):1-17. PMID: 8727678

Abstract Author(s):

D S Shannahoff-Khalsa, L R Beckett

Abstract:

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 OCD, as well as others for treating generalized anxiety. A one year course of therapy was followed. Subjects improved on the Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS) comparing baseline with three, six, nine,&12 month results (one-way ANOVA for repeated measures, F(4,12) = 3.343, p

Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Yoga : CK(2132) : AC(244)
Additional Keywords : Drug Sparing : CK(451) : AC(50)

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