Transforming trauma: a qualitative feasibility study of integrative restoration (iRest) yoga Nidra on combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder.

@article{Stankovic2011TransformingTA,
  title={Transforming trauma: a qualitative feasibility study of integrative restoration (iRest) yoga Nidra on combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder.},
  author={L. Stankovic},
  journal={International journal of yoga therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={
          23-37
        }
}
  • L. Stankovic
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of yoga therapy
This eight-week study examined the feasibility of offering weekly classes in Integrative Restoration (iRest), a form of mindfulness meditation, to military combat veterans at a community mental health agency in the San Francisco Bay Area. Participants were 16 male combat veterans (15 Vietnam War and 1 Iraq War) of mixed ethnicity, aged 41 to 66 years, suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The 11 participants who completed the study reported reduced rage, anxiety, and emotional… Expand
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