Pilot evaluation of a mindfulness-based intervention to improve quality of life among individuals who sustained traumatic brain injuries.

@article{Bdard2003PilotEO,
  title={Pilot evaluation of a mindfulness-based intervention to improve quality of life among individuals who sustained traumatic brain injuries.},
  author={Michel B{\'e}dard and Melissa Felteau and Dwight S. Mazmanian and Karilyn Fedyk and Rupert Klein and Julie Richardson and William Parkinson and Mary-Beth Minthorn-Biggs},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 13},
  pages={
          722-31
        }
}
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To examine the potential efficacy of a mindfulness-based stress reduction approach to improve quality of life in individuals who have suffered traumatic brain injuries. RESEARCH DESIGN Pre-post design with drop-outs as controls. METHODS AND PROCEDURES We recruited individuals with mild to moderate brain injuries, at least 1 year post-injury. We measured their quality of life, psychological status, and function. Results of 10 participants who completed the programme were… CONTINUE READING

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