Yoga has been in use for thousands of years in the East as a healing modality. Western practitioners are now starting to recognize the potential of yoga-based treatments. The purpose of this article is to explore the evidence-base of yoga-based treatments for depression and anxiety with the purpose of furthering the integration of yoga into conventional Western mental health treatment plans.

Maren Nyer, Ph.D., Maya Nauphal, B.A., Regina Roberg, B.A., Chris Streeter, M.D.
FOCUS: The Journal of Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry, January 24, 2018