Surfing the Urge : Experiential Acceptance Moderates the Relation between Automatic Alcohol Motivation and Hazardous Drinking

@inproceedings{Ostafin2008SurfingTU,
  title={Surfing the Urge : Experiential Acceptance Moderates the Relation between Automatic Alcohol Motivation and Hazardous Drinking},
  author={Brian D. Ostafin},
  year={2008}
}
There is growing evidence for the role of automatic mental processes in substance use. Recent research suggests that mindfulness training may be a useful treatment for substance use disorders and theoretical analyses suggest mindfulness works by decoupling the relation between automatic appetitive responses and actual behavior. The current study was designed to examine whether mindfulness moderates the relation between automatic processes and alcohol behavior. A sample of undergraduate drinkers… CONTINUE READING

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