The efficacy of a mind-body-spirit group for women with breast cancer: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Targ2002TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of a mind-body-spirit group for women with breast cancer: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Elizabeth F Targ and Ellen G. Levine},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={238-48}
}
Increasing numbers of women with breast cancer are seeking alternatives to standard group support in coping with their illness. This study examines outcomes for 181 women with breast cancer randomized to either a 12-week standard group support or a 12-week complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) support intervention. Participants in the CAM group were taught the use of meditation, affirmation, imagery and ritual. The standard group combined cognitive-behavioral approaches with group… CONTINUE READING
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