Evaluating Mind-Body Therapies for Opioid-Treated Pain

JAMA Internal Medicine

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019

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What The Study Did: Mind-body therapies include things like meditation, hypnosis, relaxation and cognitive behavioral therapy. This study combined results from dozens of other studies to evaluate how mind-body therapies were associated with pain and opioid-related outcomes among adults using opioids for pain.

Authors: Eric L Garland, Ph.D., of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4917)

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