publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012

P02.137. Mindfulness-based stretching and deep breathing exercise reduces symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder

Kim, S; Burge, M;
Open Access English
  • Published: 12 Jun 2012 Journal: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, volume 12, issue Suppl 1, pages P193-P193 (eissn: 1472-6882, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
Abstract
Methods Thirty-three nurses recruited from the University of New Mexico hospital underwent an 8-week exercise intervention for this randomized, crossover clinical trial. Participants were screened with the PTSD Checklist Civilian version (PCL-C). Participants were randomly assigned to either the wait-list control group or the exercise group. Cortisol, DHEAS, ACTH and PTSD symptom severity were measured at weeks 0, 4, 8, 12, and 16.
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists
free text keywords: Poster Presentation, Complementary and alternative medicine, General Medicine, Mindfulness, Posttraumatic stress, Medicine, business.industry, business, Diaphragmatic breathing, Clinical trial, Exercise group, Checklist, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty
Funded by
NIH| International Research Conference on Integrative Medicine
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 3R13AT007128-01S1
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
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