Effect of diaphragmatic breathing exercise on psychological parameters in gestational diabetes: A randomised controlled trial


FIŞKIN G., Sahin N. H.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE, vol.23, pp.50-56, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eujim.2018.09.006
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-56

Abstract

Introduction: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) affects approximately 12% of women all over the world and its control is important. Diaphragmatic breathing exercises are one of the approaches being used for pregnant women with gestational diabetes to help prenatal attachment and reduce depression, anxiety and stress.