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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A Randomized Control Trial Treating Depression with Yoga and Coherent Breathing Versus Walking in Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Chris C Streeter

Location: Bedford, MA
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $696
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Overview The study tests the hypothesis that an imbalance in the autonomic nervous system with to much sympathetic tone (Fight or Flight) and to little parasympathetic tone (rest, renewal and social engagement) and associated low activity in the neurotransmitter gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) is associated with negative emotional states and may be a crucial underlying link between negative emotions and poor health such that the correction of these imbalances will be associated with decreased dep...

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