Michelle Jackson, Sarbinaz Bekmuratova; The Use of Mindfulness to Increase Participation in Meaningful Occupations for Individuals With Chronic Pain. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411515411. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5732
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Date Presented 03/27/20
Chronic pain impacts multiple aspects of an individual’s life, including participation in meaningful occupations. Mindfulness techniques such as yoga, meditation, journaling, and variations on mindfulness-based stress-reduction (MBSR) programs have been shown to positively affect the relationship an individual has with chronic pain, thereby increasing opportunities for participation in meaningful occupations.
Primary Author and Speaker: Michelle Jackson
Contributing Authors: Sarbinaz Bekmuratova
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