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|Title:||EVALUATION of SIDDHA SAMADHI YOGA for ANXIETY and DEPRESSION SYMPTOMS: A PRELIMINARY STUDY|
|Authors:||Kozasa, Elisa Harumi [UNIFESP]|
Santos, Ruth Ferreira [UNIFESP]
Rueda, Adriana Dourado [UNIFESP]
Benedito-Silva, Ana Amelia [UNIFESP]
De Moraes Ornellas, Felipe Leite [UNIFESP]
Leite, Jose Roberto [UNIFESP]
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
|Publisher:||Ammons Scientific, Ltd|
|Citation:||Psychological Reports. Missoula: Ammons Scientific, Ltd, v. 103, n. 1, p. 271-274, 2008.|
|Abstract:||Siddha Samadhi Yoga is a program in which meditation is associated with pranayama (breathing exercises). 22 volunteers with anxiety complaints (M aged 42.8 yr., SD = 10.3) were assigned to two groups: 14 attended the yoga group, and 8 attended a waiting-list or control group. They were evaluated before the intervention and I month after it on the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, the Beck Depression Inventory, Tension Feelings Self-evaluation Scales, and the Well-being Self-evaluation Scales. A significant reduction in scores on anxiety, depression, and tension was found in yoga group, as well as an increase in well-being in comparison with the control group.|
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