Tag: mental health

This article focuses on the progressive trend toward use of yoga as a mind-body complementary and alternative medicine intervention to improve specific  physical and mental health conditions. The aim is to provide clinicians with therapeutically useful information about yoga, and the evidence evaluating yoga as an effective intervention for children and adolescents with health problems

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This article aimed to explore clinical applications of yoga among the pediatric population. 34 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and nonrandomized controlled trials (NRCTs) were selected that included yoga or yoga-based interventions for individuals aged 0 to 21 years. Clinical areas for which yoga has been studied include physical fitness, cardiorespiratory effects, motor skills/strength, mental health

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This article discusses yoga as a potential tool for children to deal with stress and self-regulate. The author looks at how children and young people are exposed to new demands, standards, and options and to increased pressure to succeed in school. A central idea in the article is that yoga may help children and young

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Future in Mind is a Department of Health report, publushed in 2015, on promoting, protecting and improving young people’s mental health and wellbeing. Though an extensive document at 76 pages it sets out a clear picture of the situation in young people´s mental health in the UK, and makes a series of proposals that have

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