Yoga may improve treatment outcomes in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Clinical case report: efficacy of yogic techniques in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorders.
Int J Neurosci. 1996 Mar;85(1-2):1-17. PMID: 8727678
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