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Effectiveness of transcendental meditation on functional capacity and quality of life of African Americans with congestive heart failure: a randomized control study.

Jayadevappa, Ravishankar and Johnson, Jerry C and Bloom, Bernard S and Nidich, Sanford and Desai, Shashank and Chhatre, Sumedha and Raziano, Donna B and Schneider, Robert (2007) Effectiveness of transcendental meditation on functional capacity and quality of life of African Americans with congestive heart failure: a randomized control study. Ethnicity & disease, 17 (1). pp. 72-77. ISSN 1049-510X

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Abstract

Results indicate that TM can be effective in improving the quality of life and functional capacity of African American CHF patients. Further validation of outcomes is planned via a large, multicenter trial with long-term follow-up.


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: African Americans, Complementary Alternative Medicine, Congestive Heart Failure, Health Related Quality of Life, Stress, Transcendental Meditation
Subjects: Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Cardiovascular Disease
Research > studies
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Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2011 15:55
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2011 16:06
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3266

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