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Title: Psychological adjustment and sleep quality in a randomized trial of the effects of a Tibetan yoga intervention in patients with lymphoma
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.
Carla Warneke, M.P.H.
Rachel T. Fouladi, Ph.D.
M. Alma Rodriguez, M.D.
Alejandro Chaoul-Reich

Description: Results of a research study concludes that Tibetan yoga stress-reduction programs tailored to the cancer setting help patients cope with the effects of treatment and improve their quality of life. Techniques include regulated breathing, visual imagery, and meditation as well as various postures. The authors examined the effects of the Tibetan yoga practices of Tsalung (rtsa rlung) and Trülkhor ('khrul 'khor), which incorporate controlled breathing and visualization, mindfulness techniques, and low-impact postures in patients with lymphoma. They conclude that Tibetan yoga significantly improves sleep in lymphoma patients. However, there were no other significant effects for the outcomes the study measured. (Steven Weinberger 2004-04-23)

Publisher: American Cancer Society
Publisher country: United States
Published Date: 2004-04-16
URL: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/108069305/ABSTRACT
Subject: Lymphoma
Trülkhor ('khrul 'khor)
Oncology
Sleep
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Medicine -- Western Medicine and Buddhism -- Oncology
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
United States
Temporal coverage: 21st century CE
Language: English
Interface Language: English
Source: Cancer
Source Type: Journal
ISBN/ISSN: 10970142
Format: Online resource
Media type: Text
Resource Type: Article
Digital Encoding: html
Reader Rating: modest interest
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2004-04-23 10:08:39
Date Record Checked: 2004-04-23
Date Last Modified: 2005-12-20 18:58:05
Cumulative Rating: this resource has a 1 star rating
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