The following resources are specific to the use of Trauma Centre, Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Complex & Developmental Trauma, & are listed in chronological order.
- in a number of these studies, where the generic term 'yoga' is used it should be understood that the protocol being delivered is Trauma Sensitive Yoga as developed at the Trauma Centre, Boston
- because PTSD is the only DSM recognised trauma diagnosis, research proposals necessarily cite PTSD. However, the inclusion/exclusion criteria for subjects is intended to recruit people with Complex &/or Developmental Trauma.
Yoga for PTSD & the Role of Interoceptive Awareness : a Preliminary Mixed Methods Case Series Study - Neukirch, Reid & Shires, European Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, Volume 3, Issue 1, January–March 2019, Pages 7-15
The Lived Experience of Teaching Trauma Sensitive Yoga - Evan Alyse Bodine, A Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements of a Degree in Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Psychology & Philosophy, Texas Woman's University, August 2017
Effectiveness of an Extended Yoga Treatment for Women with Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - Price, Spinazzola, Musicaro, Turner, Suvak, Emerson and van de Kolk, The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2017
Trauma Sensitive Yoga as a Complementary Treatment for PTSD - West, Liang & Spinazzola, International Journal of Stress Management, July 2016
Yoga for Adult Women with Chronic PTSD: A Long-term Follow-up Study - Rhodes, Spinazzola & van der Kolk, The Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, February 2016
Claiming Peaceful Embodiment Through Yoga in the Aftermath of Trauma - Rhodes, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, Vol. 21, Issue 4, Pages 247-256, September 2015
Feasibility Study / Yoga for Female Veterans with PTSD Symptoms & Military Sexual Trauma Exposure - Ursula Kelly, Health Services Research & Development, US Dept of Veterans Affairs 2015
Nursing Professor Develops Intervention for Effects of Military Sexual Trauma - Ursula Kelly / Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2015
Yoga for Traumatic Stress : A Three Paper Dissertation - A dissertation by Alison Rhodes, Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for a degree of Doctor of Philosophy , March 2014
Trauma-Sensitive Yoga as an Adjunct Mental Health Treatment in Group Therapy for Survivors of Domestic Violence: A Feasibility Study - Clark, Lewis-Dmello, Anders, Parsons, Nguyen-Feng, Henn, Emerson, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, Vol. 20, Issue 3, Pages 152–158, August 2014.
Yoga as an Adjunctive Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial - van der Kolk, Stone, West, Rhodes, Emerson, Suvak, Spinazzola, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 75(6), e559-e565, 2014.
A Pilot Study of a Randomised Controlled Trial of Yoga as an Intervention for PTSD Symptoms in Women - Mitchell, Dick, DiMartino, Smith, Niles, Kownen & Street, Journal of Traumatic Stress, April 2014, pp 121-128
A Few Good Women - U.S. Female Veterans are Getting Better Care - Nurse.com, 2014
Yoga's Place in the Treatment of PTSD - Bengis, Prescott, Tabachnick, NEARI Newsletter, 2014.
"Warrior One": Yoga Pose Takes on Whole New Meaning at VA Salt Lake City - Calhoon, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, February, 2013.
Interview: Yoga Teachers as Part of the Clinical Team - Emerson, Yoga Therapy Today, Summer 2012, pp 24-25.
Moving To Heal: Women's Experiences of Therapeutic Yoga After Complex Trauma - Jennifer I West, PhD Dissertation, Department of Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Boston College
Application of Yoga in Residential Treatment of Traumatised Youth - Spinazzola, J., Rhodes, A., Emerson, D., Earle, E., Monroe, K., Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 2011, 17(6) 431-444.
Efficacy of Yoga for Treatment Resistant Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - van der Kolk et al, Study Record Detail, www.ClinicalTrailas.gov, April 2011
Transcending Trauma - Sparrowe, L., Yoga International, Fall 2011, pp 48-53, 89
Warriors at Peace - Pollack, N., Yoga Journal, August 2010, pp. 74-104
Yoga Therapy in Practice: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: Principles, Practice, and Research - Emerson, D., Sharma, R., Chaudry, S., Turner, J., International Journal of Yoga Therapy, No. 19 (2009), pp. 123-128
Yoga and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Interview with Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. - Integral Yoga Magazine (2009), pp.12-13
Clinical Implications of Neuroscience Research - van de Kolk, Journal of the New York Academy of Science, 2006