Group

Yoga

Support

Variable

1st day

Last day

1st day

Last day

Pre

Post

Pre

Post

Pre

Post

Pre

Post

Depression

26.7

19.52

18.6

15.91

27.3

25.5

22.1

21.2

(POMS)

(13.9)

(16.9)

(13.5)

(15.7)

(14.0)

(16.6)

(16.5)

(16.7)

Anxiety

55.0

46.64

48.3

45.51

53.4

51.0

47.4

46.1

(STAI)

(8.8)

(8.7)

(8.1)

(8.2)

(7.8)

(8.7)

(8.4)

(8.5)

Anger

25.0

23.73

20.9

20.7

22.4

21.3

20.7

21.0

(STAXI)

(7.6)

(7.5)

(8.1)

(8.5)

(7.3)

(7.5)

(7.0)

(7.6)

Back Pain

4.4

3.31

4.4

3.51

4.3

3.9

4.4

3.9

(2.8)

(2.8)

(3.0)

(2.9)

(2.6)

(2.7)

(3.8)

(2.9)

Leg Pain

3.0

2.41

3.8

3.5

3.3

2.9

3.2

3.3

(2.7)

(2.7)

(3.3)

(3.4)

(3.0)

(2.7)

(2.6)

(2.4)

*Superscripts in column 2 = pre-post session differences on 1st day for yoga group and in column 4 for pre-post session differences on last day of treatment period (Superscripts 1p= .05 2p= .01 3p= .005 4p= .001)
Table 2: Mean scores (and standard deviations in parentheses) for short-term effects. (pre vs. post session on 1st and last days) of yoga versus support group anticipation