Psychology

 Complementary Use of Tai Chi Chih Augments Escitalopram Treatment of Geriatric Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3136557/

Outcomes: Complementary use of a mind–body exercise, such as Tai Chi Chih (TCC), may provide additional improvements of clinical outcomes in the pharmacologic treatment of geriatric depression.

 

 Impact of Short- and Long-term Tai Chi Mind-Body Exercise Training on Cognitive Function in Healthy Adults: Results From a Hybrid Observational Study and Randomized Trial

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, United States , and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4533658/

Outcomes: In healthy non-sedentary adults, long-term Tai Chi (TC )training may help preserve cognitive function; however, the effect of short-term TC training in healthy adults remains unclear.