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Date of Graduation
Educational Specialist (EdS)
Department of Graduate Psychology
Children and adolescents experience anxiety to varying degrees; levels vary from healthy and motivating to clinically elevated and debilitating. At present, anxiety disorders are most commonly treated through psychopharmacology and cognitive behavioral therapy. This thesis contains a brief literature review of these existing treatments, followed by a presentation of the emerging support for mindfulness-based yoga programs, highlighting a particular opportunity for school-based mental health providers. Keywords: yoga, anxiety, wellness, prevention, school-based, holistic care.
Aaron, Jessica Dawn, "Finding balance: School-based yoga programs for the prevention and reduction of anxiety" (2011). Educational Specialist. 27.