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Yoga in Mental Health

Susheel Kumar V Ronad

Volume 1 - Issue 4

Susheel kumar V Ronad>1*, Kirankumar TC2, Pankaja TC3, Santosh S Ugargol4 and Chetan M Matade5

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    • 1Department of psychiatric nursing, Dimhans dharwad, India
    • 2Department of management studies, Karnataka Arts College, India
    • 3Rl law college, India
    • 4Msc first year student, Dimhans dharwad, India
    • 5Assistant librarian, Dimhans dharwad, India

    *Corresponding author: Susheel Kumar V Ronad, Assistant Professor, Department of psychiatric nursing, dimhans dharwad, India

Received: August 29, 2017;   Published: September 01, 2017

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000323

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Yogic techniques, such as asana and pranayama of Hatha Yoga, and various meditations, have been trailed through clinical and other scientific procedures. The results have established the preventative and therapeutic applications of the yogic practices. The explanation of the underlying physiological and chemical basis of these practices has given them wide appeal and acceptability throughout the world. We have witnessed their success in curing some supposedly incurable common diseases like asthma, diabetes, hypertension, etc., without causing adverse side-effects. However, the world of science is yet to appreciate fully that Yoga is basically a science of the mind.

Introduction| Integration Psychotherapeutic use of Yoga| Some Yogic Techniques for Mental Health| Treatment| References|