Yoga and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

A Clinical Guide

Authors: Pradhan, Basant

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  • Bridges the gap between spiritual philosophies and evidence-based medicine
  • Describes philosophies and techniques of Yoga and Mindfulness
  • Presents symptom-specific models of Yoga of value in healthcare (both illness and wellness)
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About this book

This book attempts to bridge the considerable gaps that exist between spiritual philosophies and evidence-based medicine and between the psychotherapeutic models of the East and the West. Based on the insights of both the ancient wisdom and modern medicine, this book presents Yogic science not just as a set of physical exercises or religious rituals but as theories about the mind that have bio-psycho-social implications in relation to health and illness.

Drawing on his years of monastic training and his extensive experiential, clinical and research knowledge on the utility of Yoga meditation in standardized and evidence-based medicine protocols, the author describes symptom-specific clinical applications of Yogic/meditative techniques using standardized protocols for the various psychiatric and psychosomatic conditions. In addition, he explains the value of these techniques in reducing stress and improving quality of life in healthy populations. Dr. Pradhan names the proposed integrative model of psychotherapy Yoga and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (Y-MBCT). Unlike other models, Y-MBCT uses Yoga in its entirety (all eight limbs, including meditation) rather than piecemeal. The standardized and evidence-based format of Yoga meditation described in this book will help all aspiring Yoga practitioners and will hopefully also provide the impetus for multicenter research studies on the value of this ancient wisdom.

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“This book explores the use of yoga-based mindfulness therapy as an individual or adjunctive therapy for psychiatric conditions. … The audience includes mental healthcare providers and students interested in understanding the integration of yogic practice into modern day psychiatric treatments. It is also an excellent reference for yoga practitioners on the history, philosophy, and practice of this art.” (Michael Easton, Doody's Book Reviews, May, 2015)


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Hardcover 114,39 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Yoga and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
Book Subtitle
A Clinical Guide
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-09105-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-09105-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-09104-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-36362-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 244
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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