A randomised comparative trial of yoga and relaxation to reduce stress and anxiety.

@article{Smith2007ARC,
  title={A randomised comparative trial of yoga and relaxation to reduce stress and anxiety.},
  author={Caroline L Smith and Heather Kleiner Hancock and Jane Blake-Mortimer and Kerena Eckert},
  journal={Complementary therapies in medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          77-83
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare yoga and relaxation as treatment modalities at 10 and 16 weeks from study baseline to determine if either of modality reduces subject stress, anxiety, blood pressure and improve quality of life. DESIGN A randomised comparative trial was undertaken comparing yoga with relaxation. PARTICIPANTS One hundred and thirty-one subjects with mild to moderate levels of stress were recruited from the community in South Australia. INTERVENTIONS Ten weekly 1- h sessions of… CONTINUE READING
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