Meditation can cause hallucinations, psychosis and depression

Meditation in Europe and America began to be used as gymnastics, apart from the preaching of Buddhism. In some cases, these classes can serve as a start for psychosis, hallucination and depression. About it writes The Daily Mail.

Up to 60% of all people engaged in meditation at least once been faced with one of the above manifestations. Every fourteenth experienced persistent side effects. Note, scientists first started talking about negative experiences from meditation.

In the latest study, experts have studied the influence of Buddhist techniques on prisoners. Daily sessions of 1.5 hours improved mood, reduced stress, but had no effect on the level of aggression. Experts believe that the use of meditation may after exclusion of hidden mental health problems. In some cases, possible unwanted effects from such practice.

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