Published in AIDS Weekly, October 2nd, 2006
"We examined the efficacy of a psycho-spiritual intervention of mantram repetition-a word or phrase with spiritual associations repeated silently throughout the day-on psychological distress (intrusive thoughts, stress, anxiety, anger, depression), quality of life enjoyment and satisfaction, and existential spiritual well-being in HIV-infected adults.
"Using a 2-group by 4-time repeated measures design, 93 participants were randomly assigned to mantram (n=46) or attention control group (n=47)," wrote investigators in the United States.
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