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Review Papers

Review Papers (What's this?)

Mindfulness and human occupation: A scoping review.
Goodman V, Wardrope B, Myers S, Cohen S, McCorquodale L, Kinsella EA.
Scand J Occup Ther. 2019 Apr;26(3):157-170
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Yoga in the workplace and health outcomes: a systematic review.
Puerto Valencia LM, Weber A, Spegel H, Bögle R, Selmani A, Heinze S, Herr C.
Occup Med (Lond). 2019 May 25;69(3):195-203.
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The Use of Yoga to Manage Stress and Burnout in Healthcare Workers: A Systematic Review.
Cocchiara RA, Peruzzo M, Mannocci A, Ottolenghi L, Villari P, Polimeni A, Guerra F, La Torre G.
J Clin Med. 2019 Feb 26;8(3).
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Mind-Body Therapy for Military Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review.
Cushing RE, Braun KL.
J Altern Complement Med. 2018 Feb;24(2):106-114.
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A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation in Prison.
Auty KM, Cope A, Liebling A.
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2017 May;61(6):689-710.
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Literature Review of Research on Chronic Pain and Yoga in Military Populations.
Miller S, Gaylord S, Buben A, Brintz C, Rae Olmsted K, Asefnia N, Bartoszek M.
Medicines (Basel). 2017 Sep 1;4(3).
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Model of yoga intervention in industrial organizational psychology for counterproductive work behavior.
Dwivedi UC, Kumari S, Nagendra HR.
Ind Psychiatry J. 2015 Jul-Dec;24(2):119-24.
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The effectiveness of mindfulness based programs in reducing stress experienced by nurses in adult hospital settings: a systematic review of quantitative evidence protocol.
Botha E, Gwin T, Purpora C.
JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2015 Oct;13(10):21-9.
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A systematic scoping review of complementary and alternative medicine mind and body practices to improve the health of veterans and military personnel.
Elwy AR, Johnston JM, Bormann JE, Hull A, Taylor SL.
Med Care. 2014 Dec;52(12 Suppl 5):S70-82.
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Evidence Map of Yoga for High-Impact Conditions Affecting Veterans [Internet].
Coeytaux RR, McDuffie J, Goode A, Cassel S, Porter WD, Sharma P, Meleth S, Minnella H, Nagi A, Williams JW Jr.
Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs (US); 2014 Aug.
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Notable Publications

Notable Publications (What's this?)

Yoga in Correctional Settings: A Randomized Controlled Study.
Kerekes N, Fielding C, Apelqvist S.
Front Psychiatry. 2017 Oct 16;8:204.
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Effects of Yoga on Stress, Stress Adaption, and Heart Rate Variability Among Mental Health Professionals--A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Lin SL, Huang CY, Shiu SP, Yeh SH.
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2015 Aug;12(4):236-45.
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Participation in a 10-week course of yoga improves behavioural control and decreases psychological distress in a prison population.
Bilderbeck AC, Farias M, Brazil IA, Jakobowitz S, Wikholm C.
J Psychiatr Res. 2013 Oct;47(10):1438-45.
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Effective and viable mind-body stress reduction in the workplace: a randomized controlled trial.
Wolever RQ, Bobinet KJ, McCabe K, Mackenzie ER, Fekete E, Kusnick CA, Baime M.
J Occup Health Psychol. 2012 Apr;17(2):246-258.
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