Issue No 32.
Effectiveness of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction on Chronic Pain
By John Hai Tran
Chronic pain is a common condition and is almost always associated with stress. Management of pain and stress reduction go hand in hand. Whenever one feels stressed, pain hurts even more. And pain itself can cause stress: emotional, biochemical, physical…just name it. Conventional treatments often involve medications with harmful side effects and the potential for addiction and tolerance. Can we do something else to help our patients?
Let’s see how one of our students answered that question.
Literature Review: Effectiveness of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction on Chronic PainDownload