Hatha Yoga for Anger

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Rhode Island Department of Corrections, Cranston, RI
Anger+1 More
Hatha Yoga - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether yoga can help reduce anger in prisoners. -Hatha Yoga is being used in a trial to treat Anger disorders, as it has been approved by the FDA for different conditions in the past.-This trial will not involve placebos, meaning that all patients will be receiving the Hatha Yoga treatment.

Eligible Conditions

  • Anger
  • Aggression

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Assessed at each weekly class for 10 weeks

Adherence assessed within the 10-week class modules
Instructor Adherence
Week 1
Program Credibility
Program Expectancy
Week 10
Class Attendance
Class size
Home Practice
Week 10
Program Satisfaction
Week 10
Program Acceptability

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Health Education
1 of 2
Hatha Yoga
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Hatha Yoga · No Placebo Group · N/A

Hatha Yoga
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Hatha Yoga · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Health Education
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Health Education · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Hatha Yoga

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: assessed at each weekly class for 10 weeks
Closest Location: Rhode Island Department of Corrections · Cranston, RI
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2014First Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Anger
3 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

The Miriam HospitalOTHER
226 Previous Clinical Trials
36,314 Total Patients Enrolled
Butler HospitalOTHER
117 Previous Clinical Trials
12,827 Total Patients Enrolled
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)NIH
763 Previous Clinical Trials
640,686 Total Patients Enrolled
Brown UniversityLead Sponsor
406 Previous Clinical Trials
515,141 Total Patients Enrolled
Lauren M Weinstock, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorBrown University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have clinically significant anger dysregulation.
You are willing to be audio recorded in the intervention condition sessions.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.