Certain common psychological disorders lend themselves to yoga techniques. Anxiety and depression can be addressed through breathing techniques. Not only do certain breathing techniques induce a relaxed state, the techniques also help to create an emotional homeostasis.
The techniques can be applied to all patients who are willing to explore alternative interventions. Research has shown that drug addiction can be helped through yoga. The techniques also lend themselves to behavioral problems with children and adolescents. Case histories are included.