Mindfulness-based interventions for chronic pain: a systematic review of the evidence.

  title={Mindfulness-based interventions for chronic pain: a systematic review of the evidence.},
  author={Alberto Chiesa and Alessandro Serretti},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  volume={17 1},
  • A. ChiesaA. Serretti
  • Published 25 January 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of alternative and complementary medicine
OBJECTIVES Chronic pain is a common disabling illness that does not completely respond to current medical treatments. [] Key MethodMETHODS A literature search was undertaken using MEDLINE,(®) ISI web of knowledge, the Cochrane database, and references of retrieved articles. The search included articles written in English published up to July 2009. The data were independently extracted by two reviewers from the original reports. Quality of included trials was also assessed.

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