Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as Treatment for Chronic Back Pain - an Observational Study with Assessment of Thalamocortical Dysrhythmia.

@article{Schmidt2015MindfulnessbasedSR,
  title={Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as Treatment for Chronic Back Pain - an Observational Study with Assessment of Thalamocortical Dysrhythmia.},
  author={Stefan Schmidt and Sophia Gmeiner and Claudia Schultz and Marc L{\"o}wer and Klaus Kuhn and Jos{\'e} Ra{\'u}l Naranjo and Christina Brenneisen and Thilo Hinterberger},
  journal={Forschende Komplementarmedizin},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={298-303}
}
BACKGROUND A pilot study of an 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program on a sample of low back pain patients was conducted in order to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of the intervention as well as changes in an EEG pattern called thalamocortical dysrhythmia which is associated with chronic pain. PATIENTS AND METHODS 22 patients… CONTINUE READING