A Chinese Chan-based mind–body intervention improves psychological well-being and physical health of community-dwelling elderly: a pilot study

@inproceedings{Yu2014ACC,
  title={A Chinese Chan-based mind–body intervention improves psychological well-being and physical health of community-dwelling elderly: a pilot study},
  author={Ruby Yu and Jean Woo and Agnes Sze Wah Chan and Sophia L M Sze},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to explore the potential benefits of the Dejian mind-body intervention (DMBI) for psychological and physical health in older Chinese adults. METHODS After confirmation of eligibility, the subjects were invited to receive DMBI once a week for 12 weeks. The intervention involved components of learning self-awareness and self-control, practicing mind-body exercises, and adopting a special vegetarian diet. Intervention-related changes were measured using the… CONTINUE READING

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A significant improvement was also found in systolic blood pressure among those who had abnormally high blood pressure at baseline ( P<0.05 ) .
A significant improvement was also found in systolic blood pressure among those who had abnormally high blood pressure at baseline ( P<0.05 ) .
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