Columbia University Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
Mindfulness Therapy Helps Prevent Drug and Alcohol Relapse
March 20, 2014 - March 21, 2014

"Adding these skills to the training program clearly left a mark even if it wasn't discernible right away," Dr. Elias Dakwar, who was not involved in the new study, told Reuters Health.

Dakwar is a specialist in mindfulness training and substance abuse in the Division of Substance Abuse at Columbia Psychiatry in New York.

 

"What the finding suggests to me is that adding these mindfulness skills to the relapse platform has a measurable effect 12 months later," he said.

 Read more:  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/20/us-mindfulness-therapy-drug-idUSBREA2J2AV20140320

 

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