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This study examined the effects of brief daily yogic meditation on mental health, cognitive functioning, and immune cell telomerase activity in family dementia caregivers with mild depressive symptoms.


  • Language: English
  • Target / Subjects: Thirty-nine family dementia caregivers (mean age 60.3 years old)
  • Author: H. Lavretsky, E.S. Epel, P. Siddarth, N. Nazarian, N. St. Cyr, D.S. Khalsa, J. Lin, E. Blackburn and M.R. Irwin
  • Date Published / Reference: Received 21 December 2011; Accepted 25 January 2012; Published online 11 March 2012 in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com) DOI: 10.1002/gps.3790
  • Covered Diseases: Dementia, Stress, Depression, Resilience, Cognition, Dementia caregiver, Kirtan Kriya, Yoga, Meditation, Relaxation, Telomerase, NFkB
File Type: pdf
Categories: Kundalini Yoga Research
Tags: Cognition, Dementia, Dementia caregiver, Depression, Kirtan kriya, Meditation, NFkB, Relaxation, Resilience, Stress, Telomerase, Yoga
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