Relaxation Therapy OR Yoga


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Relaxation Therapy OR Yoga    Relaxation Therapy OR Yoga

A major orthodox system of Hindu philosophy based on Sankhya (metaphysical dualism) but differing from it in being theistic and characterized by the teaching of raja-yoga as a practical method of liberating the self. It includes a system of exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being with liberation of the self and union with the universal spirit. (From Webster, 3d ed)

Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Information

MeSH Term: Relaxation Therapy

Scope Note: Treatment to improve one's health condition by using techniques that can reduce PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS; PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS; or both.

MeSH Synonyms:
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Therapy, Relaxation
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Relaxation Technics
Applicable MeSH Subheadings:
  • adverse effects
  • classification
  • economics
  • education
  • epidemiology
  • history
  • instrumentation
  • methods
  • mortality
  • nursing
  • organization and administration
  • pharmacology
  • psychology
  • standards
  • statistics and numerical data
  • therapeutic use
  • therapy
  • trends
  • utilization

MeSH Term: Yoga

Scope Note: A major orthodox system of Hindu philosophy based on Sankhya (metaphysical dualism) but differing from it in being theistic and characterized by the teaching of raja-yoga as a practical method of liberating the self. It includes a system of exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being with liberation of the self and union with the universal spirit. (From Webster, 3d ed)

MeSH Synonyms:
  • Yoga
Applicable MeSH Subheadings:
  • chemistry
  • history
  • pharmacology
  • psychology
  • therapy
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Electromyography and Yoga


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Ocular Hypertension And Yoga Study


(Status: Withdrawn)

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Evaluation of a Yoga Program in Schools


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Yoga for Chronic Low Back Pain


(Status: Completed)

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Yoga Empowers Seniors Study


(Status: Completed)

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Effects of Yoga on Parkinson's Disease


(Status: Active, not recruiting)

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Yoga Practice for Breast or Ovarian Cancer Patients


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Yoga Fatigue Study


(Status: Recruiting)

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Yoga to Reduce Cancer Fatigue


(Status: Completed)

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Yoga for Fibromyalgia


(Status: Completed)

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Yoga in School Sports - a Pilot Study in Germany


(Status: Active, not recruiting)

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Hatha Yoga in Lung Cancer Couples


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Yoga Versus Exercises for Managing OA


(Status: Unknown status)

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Yoga in Treatment of Eating Disorders


(Status: Unknown status)

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The Effects of Yoga on Body Image in College Women


(Status: Active, not recruiting)

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South Asian Women & Yoga Education Study


(Status: Unknown status)

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Yoga for Stress and Mental Health


(Status: Completed)

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