Mindfulness training helpful in the recovery of adults addicted to stimulants

UCLA| Thu Aug 04 16:02:06 EDT 2016
Mindfulness training helpful in the recovery of adults addicted to stimulants

Meditation and other mindfulness strategies may reduce the likelihood of relapse for certain people struggling to break their addiction to stimulants including cocaine and methamphetamine, a UCLA study suggests.

Results of the small clinical trial, published online this week in the journal Mindfulness, showed that mindfulness training is particularly beneficial for adults dependent on stimulants who have been diagnosed with depression or anxiety, common disorders among people with subst....

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