Every Monday, my blog post “In Your Own Hands” is where I’ll be featuring articles I find interesting or that I think are a good resource to help you take charge of your health. What articles have you read recently that caught your attention? Leave a comment and let me know.
A Stress Model for Couples Parenting Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Introduction of a Mindfulness Intervention
Parents that have a child with disabilities face an uphill battle. A new study shows that stress is a common issue for parents with a child who has autism.
Fluid intelligence and brain functional organization in aging yoga and meditation practitioners
As we age it is natural for our brain’s functionality to regress. However, mindfulness meditation may help to slow down the process.
Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement Ameliorates the Impact of Pain on Self-Reported Psychological and Physical Function Among Opioid-Using Chronic Pain Patients
Chronic pain affects 1 in 3 people in the U.S. Mindfulness therapy can help us cope with this pain.
Study shows that impulsivity is risk factor for food addiction
An eating disorder is one of the many possible consequences of impulsivity. Finding out how we can contain our impulses is a necessity.
Study finds family-based exposure therapy effective treatment for young children with OCD
A new study from the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center found that family-based cognitive therapy is helpful for children from 5-8 years old.