The Effectiveness of Yoga for Depression: A Critical Literature Review

@article{Louie2014TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Yoga for Depression: A Critical Literature Review},
  author={Lila Louie},
  journal={Issues in Mental Health Nursing},
  year={2014},
  volume={35},
  pages={265 - 276}
}
  • Lila Louie
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Issues in Mental Health Nursing
In the United States, the prevalence of depression is quite high—9% in the general population—with women, young adults, and seniors particularly vulnerable. In recent years, increasing numbers of people are turning to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for relief from depression and other mental health problems. One form of CAM, yoga, has been growing in popularity; this rise in popularity has, in part, been driven by interest in how this practice, with its mindfulness and meditation… Expand
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