Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness takes practice (Update)

Students practice mindfulness meditation for at 45 minutes a day, six days a week, at home, as well as weekly group sessions with a teacher. These are the guidelines for standard mindfulness-based cognitive therapy or mindfulness-based ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Mindfulness' probably won't cure your back pain: study

(HealthDay)—Proponents of mindfulness-based stress reduction claim it can improve relationships, mental health, weight and more. But, one complaint it's unlikely to fix is lower back pain, researchers now say.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Managing stress with mindful breathing

Stress is an inevitable part of life, but it can affect every organ system and cause negative impacts to your health. While we can't always eliminate our problems, we can learn to manage and relate to stress so that it doesn't ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Meditation recommended for helping attendees 'attend'

(HealthDay)—Meditation can allow attending physicians to be "in attendance" in order to heal and maintain personal well-being, according to the American Medical Association.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Take a chill pill if you want to avoid the flu this year

Along with snow and frigid temperatures, the winter months also bring coughs, colds and the flu. Lower respiratory tract infections, the ones that cause feelings of chest congestion despite the deepest coughs, are one of ...

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