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Yoga for PTSD and the role of interoceptive awareness

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can develop after exposure to a traumatic event/s and significantly impairs everyday functioning and quality of life (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Evidence based therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, have shown beneficial effects in reducing PTSD symptoms (e.g. Bradley et al., 2005; Foa et al., [...]

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The Positive Health Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

  The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation The strongest scientific evidence to date that meditation has positive health benefits comes from two meta-analyses (analyses of data pooled from multiple studies) of meditation research. The first meta-analysis of 47 trials with 3,515 participants found that people participating in mindfulness meditation programs experienced less anxiety, depression, and pain. The second meta-analysis of [...]

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