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How are mantras used for depression?

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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Meditation

Mantras are a type of meditation, so this practice can help to promote a sense of peace and calm.

In brief: Meditation

Mantras are a type of meditation, so this practice can help to promote a sense of peace and calm.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Mantras can be used

During meditation.
Meditation can relax the mind ; the body. Negative thoughts may dissipate. Once more focused the person may be able to self-reflect with more clarity to obtain perspective. Meditation can be used as a treatment adjunct for more standard approaches to depression.

In brief: Mantras can be used

During meditation.
Meditation can relax the mind ; the body. Negative thoughts may dissipate. Once more focused the person may be able to self-reflect with more clarity to obtain perspective. Meditation can be used as a treatment adjunct for more standard approaches to depression.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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