In Your Own Hands – Mindfulness and PTSD

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.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms:: Building Acceptance and Decreasing Shame
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder brings along a lot of negative symptoms with it. Mindfulness-based intervention can help ease some of these symptoms for patients.

A Randomized Wait-List Controlled Trial of Feasibility and Efficacy of an Online Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program: The eTherapy for Cancer AppLying Mindfulness Trial
A new study shows that a mindfulness-based cancer recovery program helps patients deal with stress and other mood disorders.

Play-Doh Neuroplasticity: 4 Things That Can Actually Change The Shape Of Your Brain
Around the early 1980’s, scientists discovered that the brain can physically be altered. These four things, including mindfulness meditation, actually change the shape and size of your brain.

Treating OCD With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Is Effective In Children Both Young And Old
Regardless of their age, treating children who have Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder with family-based cognitive therapy is effective.

Exercising the Mind to Treat Attention Deficits
As opposed to medication, mindfulness training combined with cognitive therapy may be more effective for people with ADD.

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