Xin Liu


Affiliation: The University of Queensland
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Mind-Body Medicine/Movement Therapy, Physical Activity and Health


  1. Liu X, Furuya Kanamori L, Siskind D, Crompton D, Williams G, Kostner K, et al. An evidence-based scale for the antecedents of depressive symptoms in Australian adults. Australas Psychiatry. 2016;24:466-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This simple self-administered scale has proven to provide a reliable measure for the antecedent factors of depression in the SMILE Tai Chi cohort; further validation of the scale in different settings is encouraged. ..
  2. Liu X, Clark J, Siskind D, Williams G, Byrne G, Yang J, et al. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of Qigong and Tai Chi for depressive symptoms. Complement Ther Med. 2015;23:516-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Qigong appears to be beneficial for reducing depressive symptom severity. However, given the low quality of the included studies and the documented evidence of publication bias, these results should be viewed cautiously. ..

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