Therapeutic mind-body practices: Yoga, breathing techniques, and meditation for treatment of stress, depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, and schizophrenia
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Basic medical science applied in public health
Chronic disease management and prevention
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Describe the neurophysiological effects of mind body practices and new ways to use them in the treatment of mental disorders. List three mental health conditions that may be improved through mind body practices
Keyword(s): Mental Health, Stress
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: During 31 years of clinical practice and teaching, I published more than 90 scientific articles, chapters, and books: 'How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health, Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD and The Healing Power of the Breath. A certified teacher of Aikido (4th Dan), yoga, Qigong, and meditation, I conduct Breath-Body-Mind workshops for healthcare professionals, yoga therapists, research, disasters survivors, military, and individuals with serious psychiatric conditions, including depression, anxiety, PTSD, and schizophrenia.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.