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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 408727, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/408727
Research Article

Iyengar Yoga for Distressed Women: A 3-Armed Randomized Controlled Trial

1Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité University Medical Centre, 10098 Berlin, Germany
2 Department of Internal and Complementary Medicine Immanuel Hospital Berlin, 14109 Berlin, Germany
3National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
4Karl und Veronica Carstens-Foundation, 45276 Essen, Germany
5Department of Psychiatry, University of Salzburg, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
6Chair of Quality of Life, Spirituality and Coping, Center of Integrative Medicine, University Witten/Herdecke, 58313 Witten-Herdecke, Germany
7Chair of Integrative Medicine, University Duisburg-Essen, 45276 Essen, Germany

Received 25 May 2012; Revised 7 August 2012; Accepted 9 August 2012

Academic Editor: Shirley Telles

Copyright © 2012 Andreas Michalsen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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