Meditation

Treating ALS-Associated Anxiety, Depression With Meditation

Treating ALS-Associated Anxiety, Depression With Meditation

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Mindfulness meditation is associated with improvements in quality-of-life measures, depression, and anxiety over time compared with usual care in patients with ALS.

Meditation in Pairs Favors Perception of Social Connectedness

Meditation in Pairs Favors Perception of Social Connectedness

Meditation practice followed by an interaction in pairs increased participants' perception of social connectedness.

The Pros and Cons of 12-Step Groups to Treat Opioid Addiction

The Pros and Cons of 12-Step Groups to Treat Opioid Addiction

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"I believe that the best care is individualized care. And the most effective approach is sometimes whatever the patient will actually do," concluded Melanie Storrusten, LCSW.

Long-Term Use More Likely With Opioids vs NSAIDs for Low Back Pain

Long-Term Use More Likely With Opioids vs NSAIDs for Low Back Pain

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Researchers identified patterns of opioid and NSAID use among patients with low back pain.

Meditation for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain

Meditation for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain

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Meditation has been found to compare favorably to other types of therapy for low back pain.

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