Yoga as an Intervention for Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder: AReview of the Evidence and Future Directions

@article{Gwynette2015YogaAA,
  title={Yoga as an Intervention for Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder: AReview of the Evidence and Future Directions},
  author={McLeod Frampton Gwynette and Nancy Warren and Jennifer Warthen and James S Truleove and Charles Paul Ross and Charlotte Anne Snook},
  journal={Autism-open access},
  year={2015},
  volume={5},
  pages={1-6}
}
Background: The increase in prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has led to a corresponding surge in demand for novel, effective, and safe clinical interventions. Evidence-based treatment options for ASD are limited, resulting in a high utilization rate of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments in the ASD population. Yoga is a CAM practiced by over 20 million people in the United States, and multiple studies have investigated yoga as a possible effective treatment… 

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