The Effects of Tai Chi on Sleep quality in Chinese American Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: A Pilot Study

Reference:
Ma Y, Yeung A, Yang A, Peng C, Clain A, Alpert J, Fava M, Yeung A. The Effects of Tai Chi on Sleep quality in Chinese American Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: Behav Sleep Med 2018; 16(4): 398-411. DOI: 10.1080/145002002.2016.1228643

Objectives:
To evaluate the effects of Tai Chi training on sleep quality (primary outcomes), and depression and social functioning levels (secondary outcomes) among patients with depression.

Conclusions:
Tai Chi training improved sleep quality and mood symptoms among depressed patients.

Practical Significance:
Sleep quality and depression outcomes improved significantly with Tai Chi training.

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The Effects of Tai Chi on Sleep quality in Chinese American Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: A Pilot Study