Epidemiological studies suggested that yoga intervention may improve psychological and physical aspects in patients diagnosed with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychological condition triggered by terrifically experienced or witnessed events.
Yoga, the ancient practical technique for harmonized external and internal body well beings, through breath control, meditation, bodily movement and gesture..... has been well known for people in Western world and some parts in Asia due to health benefits reported by various respectable institutes' research and supported by health advocates.
In the concern of 10 million women with histories of interpersonal violence in the United States who have developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), researchers at the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute, conducted a study included Sixty-four women with chronic, treatment-resistant PTSD randomly assigned to either trauma-informed yoga or supportive women's health education, with a weekly 1-hour class for 10 weeks, at the end of experiment indicated that yoga program expressed a significantly improved the syndrome, causing 16/ 31 participants no longer met criteria for PTSD in compared to 6 of 29 (21%) in the control group, linearly to the length of participation of the class of yoga in the trend of syndrome improvement.
According to the measurement of the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS), yoga group expressed a better outcome in exhibited significantly decrease complications related to affect and impulse regulation.
Some researchers suggested that yoga postures not only help PTSD to gain awareness of body and its strength, feeling calm and control of thoughts, but also overcome the bad experiences of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) life through expression of a friendly relationship with the body in confront internal sensations.
Amazingly, yoga participants after the experiment also expressed interest in psychotherapy for PTSD.
The efficacy of yoga intervention in recovering addicts was attributed to the relaxation and mindfulness intervention in induction of calmness of the body and mind to enhanced experience feelings of peace and comfort to deal with increased addictive temptation and to cop and tolerate the uncomfortable feelings and sensations that can lead to reinstatement of drug-seeking behavior.
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(1) Yoga as an adjunctive treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial by van der Kolk BA1, Stone L, West J, Rhodes A, Emerson D, Suvak M, Spinazzola J.(PubMed)
(2) The effect of a yoga intervention on alcohol and drug abuse risk in veteran and civilian women with posttraumatic stress disorder by Reddy S1, Dick AM, Gerber MR, Mitchell K.(PubMed)
(3) Yoga as an Adjunctive Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial by Bessel A. van der Kolk, MD; Laura Stone, MA; Jennifer West, PhD; Alison Rhodes, MSW Med; David Emerson, MA; Michael Suvak, PhD; and Joseph Spinazzola, PhD(Original Research)