P02.137. Mindfulness-based stretching and deep breathing exercise reduces symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder

Methods Thirty-three nurses recruited from the University of New Mexico hospital underwent an 8-week exercise intervention for this randomized, crossover clinical trial. Participants were screened with the PTSD Checklist Civilian version (PCL-C). Participants were randomly assigned to either the wait-list control group or the exercise group. Cortisol, DHEAS… (More)