Dispositional mindfulness may help reduce the risk for opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain by attenuating opioid craving and directing attention to naturally rewarding stimuli.
Improving the ability to communicate about pain may help reduce the negative effects associated with ambivalence over emotional expression on pain catastrophizing in patients with osteoarthritis pain.
Warm showers and perineal exercises may be effective for reducing the pain associated with childbirth.
Acupuncture may represent an effective adjuvant therapy in the management of joint pain associated with aromatase inhibitor treatment in postmenopausal women with breast cancer.
Acupuncture is a safe and effective alternative to pain medications for some emergency department patients.
Acupuncture and mock laser treatment yield similar psychophysical responses.
Mindfulness practice during chemotherapy can reduce the blunting of neuroendocrine profiles typically observed in cancer patients.
Electroacupuncture can alleviate hyperalgesia during ethanol withdrawal.
Many Americans turn to a higher power for healing intervention.
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