Improving Personality/Character Traits in Individuals with Alcohol Dependence: The Influence of Mindfulness-Oriented Meditation

@article{Crescentini2015ImprovingPT,
  title={Improving Personality/Character Traits in Individuals with Alcohol Dependence: The Influence of Mindfulness-Oriented Meditation},
  author={C. Crescentini and A. Matiz and F. Fabbro},
  journal={Journal of Addictive Diseases},
  year={2015},
  volume={34},
  pages={75 - 87}
}
  • C. Crescentini, A. Matiz, F. Fabbro
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Addictive Diseases
  • The study of personality is critical to enhance current knowledge of the psychological characteristics of alcohol dependence. Recent evidence shows that mindfulness-oriented meditation positively influences healthy individuals’ character. Here, it was assessed whether 8-week mindfulness-oriented meditation promotes similar changes in a group of alcohol-dependent individuals. A control group with alcohol dependence was also tested. Mindfulness-oriented meditation participants showed an increase… CONTINUE READING
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