Are Mindfulness-Based Interventions Effective for Substance Use Disorders? A Systematic Review of the Evidence

@article{Chiesa2014AreMI,
  title={Are Mindfulness-Based Interventions Effective for Substance Use Disorders? A Systematic Review of the Evidence},
  author={A. Chiesa and A. Serretti},
  journal={Substance Use \& Misuse},
  year={2014},
  volume={49},
  pages={492 - 512}
}
Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) are increasingly suggested as therapeutic approaches for effecting substance use and misuse (SUM). The aim of this article is to review current evidence on the therapeutic efficacy of MBIs for SUM. A literature search was undertaken using four electronic databases and references of retrieved articles. The search included articles written in English published up to December 2011. Quality of included trials was assessed. In total, 24 studies were included… Expand
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