alexa Tai chi yoga reduces prenatal depression, anxiety and sleep disturbances.
Physicaltherapy & Rehabilitation

Physicaltherapy & Rehabilitation

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Author(s): Field T, Diego M, Delgado J, Medina L

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Abstract Ninety-two prenatally depressed pregnant women were randomly assigned to a tai chi/yoga or a waitlist control group at an average of 22 weeks gestation. The tai chi/yoga group participated in a 20-min group session per week for 12 weeks. At the end of the treatment period the tai chi/yoga group had lower summary depression (CES-D) scores, as well as lower negative affect and somatic/vegetative symptoms subscale scores on the CES-D, lower anxiety (STAI) scores and lower sleep disturbances scores. Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
This article was published in Complement Ther Clin Pract and referenced in Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

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