Improvement in neurocognitive functions and serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in patients with depression treated with antidepressants and yoga

@inproceedings{Halappa2018ImprovementIN,
  title={Improvement in neurocognitive functions and serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in patients with depression treated with antidepressants and yoga},
  author={Naveen Gowrapura Halappa and Jagadisha Thirthalli and Shivarama S Varambally and M. V. Chalapathi Rao and Rita Christopher and Gangadhar B. Nanjundaiah},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2018}
}
Context and Aims Impairment in cognition is well-known in patients with major depressive disorder. This study examined the effect of yoga therapy with or without antidepressants and antidepressants alone on certain neuropsychological functions in patients with depression. Correlation between changes in neuropsychological test performance and serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels was also explored. Materials and Methods Antidepressant-naïve/antidepressant-free outpatients with… CONTINUE READING
3
Twitter Mentions

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 40 REFERENCES

A rating scale for depression.

  • Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
  • 1960
VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…