OA14.02. Exploration of body awareness and pain and emotion regulation among yoga and meditation practitioners: does type of mind-body practice matter?

@inproceedings{Daubenmier2012OA1402EO,
  title={OA14.02. Exploration of body awareness and pain and emotion regulation among yoga and meditation practitioners: does type of mind-body practice matter?},
  author={Jennifer Daubenmier and W Mehling and Christy Price and E Bartmess-Levasseur and Max Acree and Antony Stewart},
  booktitle={BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  year={2012}
}
Purpose Yoga and meditation are mind-body therapies that are effective for managing pain and negative emotions. Body awareness is a key component of these therapies and may be an important mechanism of action. It is unknown whether differences exist between yoga and meditation practitioners in body awareness and pain and emotion regulation. We explored these questions: do yoga and meditation practitioners differ in degree of body awareness and ability to regulate pain and negative affect? Is… CONTINUE READING