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.
Meditation and Mindfulness in Clinical Practice
Adolescents with anxiety, depression and chronic pain can be treated with mindfulness in a clinical setting.
Using the Body Scan to Help with Chronic Pain and Illness
The mindfulness-based body scan can help reverse the perception that your body is the enemy.
Comparing the clinical-effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an internet-delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) intervention with a waiting list control among adults with chronic pain: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
If acceptance and commitment therapy were to be available online and adopted by a national health service, current accessibility barriers might be removed.
Mindfulness-Based Interventions for People Diagnosed with a Current Episode of an Anxiety or Depressive Disorder: A Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials
Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) can reduce risk of depressive relapse for people with a history of recurrent depression who are currently well.
Reducing social pain: Sex differences in the impact of physical pain relievers
Taking pain relievers affects the perception of social pain. However, the effect differs according to sex.