Yoga for depression: the research evidence.

  title={Yoga for depression: the research evidence.},
  author={Karen Pilkington and Graham Kirkwood and Hagen Rampes and Janet Richardson},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={89 1-3},
BACKGROUND Yoga-based interventions may prove to be an attractive option for the treatment of depression. The aim of this study is to systematically review the research evidence on the effectiveness of yoga for this indication. METHODS Searches of the major biomedical databases including MEDLINE, EMBASE, ClNAHL, PsycINFO and the Cochrane Library were conducted. Specialist complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and the IndMED databases were also searched and efforts made to identify… CONTINUE READING

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