Intervention May Reduce Cravings

The MORE intervention concentrates on helping people to recover a sense of meaning and fulfillment in everyday life.

How can people who are dependent on prescription opioids reduce their cravings? That is the question at the center of a recent study from the University of Utah College of Social Work. Researchers studied how an intervention program for chronic pain patients called Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) decreased patients’ desire for prescription drugs.

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