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Table 2 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Effect of traditional yoga, mindfulness–based cognitive therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy, on health related quality of life: a randomized controlled trial on patients on sick leave because of burnout

Inclusion critera:
 • Aged 18 through 65 years
 • Being on at least 50% sick-leave at the interview. Sick-leave for a maximum of one year if on full-time sick leave at the interview, or for a maximum of three years if on part-time sick leave at the interview
 • Body mass index (BMI) of between 18 and 26
 • Meets the diagnostic criteria for Exhaustion Syndrome from the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, ICD 10 code; F43.8A
Exclusion criteria:
 • Having other diseases that could give similar symptoms or hamper recovery
 • Not speaking Swedish well enough and not being well enough to participate in the study interventions
 • Using medication, including medication containing glucocorticoids. Exceptions: antidepressants, sedatives, contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy. The patients were asked to take the same prescribed doses at both assessment times.