A mindful yoga intervention for young women with major depressive disorder: Design and baseline sample characteristics of a randomized controlled trial

  title={A mindful yoga intervention for young women with major depressive disorder: Design and baseline sample characteristics of a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Nina K Vollbehr and H J Rogier Hoenders and Agna A Bartels-Velthuis and Maaike H Nauta and Stynke Castelein and Maya J. Schroevers and A. Dennis Stant and Peter J. de Jong and Brian D. Ostafin},
  journal={International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research},
Despite the gains made by current first‐line interventions for major depressive disorder (MDD), modest rates of treatment response and high relapse indicate the need to augment existing interventions. Following theory and initial research indicating the promise of mindful yoga interventions (MYIs), this study examines mindful yoga as a treatment of MDD. 
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