A pilot study of a randomized controlled trial of yoga as an intervention for PTSD symptoms in women.

@article{Mitchell2014APS,
  title={A pilot study of a randomized controlled trial of yoga as an intervention for PTSD symptoms in women.},
  author={Karen S Mitchell and Alexandra M. Dick and Dawn M DiMartino and Brian N. Smith and Barbara L Niles and Karestan C. Koenen and Amy E Street},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={
          121-8
        }
}
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating condition that affects approximately 10% of women in the United States. Although effective psychotherapeutic treatments for PTSD exist, clients with PTSD report additional benefits of complementary and alternative approaches such as yoga. In particular, yoga may downregulate the stress response and positively impact PTSD and comorbid depression and anxiety symptoms. We conducted a pilot study of a randomized controlled trial comparing a 12… Expand

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