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Randomized-controlled Trial of Yoga for Ulcerative Colitis

2014-08-27 04:00:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this randomized trial is to investigate the effects of a 12-week yoga intervention compared to self-care on quality of life, stress, psychological health, and physiological parameters in 102 patients with ulcerative colitis.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Colitis, Ulcerative

Intervention

Yoga, Self-care

Location

Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg-Essen
Essen
Germany
45276

Status

Recruiting

Source

Universität Duisburg-Essen

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T04:00:49-0400

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