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 Cognitive Therapy for Recurrent Depression
Patients with recurrent depression are able to use mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to recognize early warning signs of depression.

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for the Treatment of Headache Pain: A Pilot Study
MBCT patients reported significantly greater improvement in headache pain and self-efficiency compared to delayed treatment.

Attachment and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy among patients with chronic pain and psychiatric co-morbidity
Personalized cognitive therapy with a focus on attachment and mindfulness helped chronic pain patients rehabilitate.

Investigating cognitive flexibility as a potential mechanism of mindfulness in Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder results in an inflexible style of responding, but exposure to mindfulness shows an improvement in cognitive flexibility.

Mindfulness-based depression therapy reduces health care visits
This research showed that patients who received mindfulness-based cognitive therapy decreased significantly their non-mental health visits to their primary care physicians