• Transcendental Meditation as effective as prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD

    29 days ago - By Healio

    Transcendental Meditation, a non-trauma-focused intervention, was noninferior to prolonged exposure therapy in reducing PTSD symptom severity and comorbid depression in veterans with PTSD, according to findings from a randomized controlled trial.
    These results, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, indicated that Transcendental Meditation may be effective as an alternative therapy for veterans with PTSD.
    “There is an urgent need for government agencies to discover and implement viable evidence-based treatments, including non-trauma-based, to address the problem of PTSD in veterans and other
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  • Meditation eases PTSD in veterans suffering from flashbacks, nightmares and insomnia 

    Meditation eases PTSD in veterans suffering from flashbacks, nightmares and insomnia 

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington DC, found that 61 per cent of veterans with PTSD saw their symptoms improve just three months after starting meditation.
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