Mindfulness-Based Therapy Reduces Opioid Misuse, Chronic Pain in Primary Care

Mindfulness Based Therapy

An 8-week mindfulness-based therapy — Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) — decreased opioid use and misuse while reducing chronic pain symptoms, with effects lasting as long as 9 months, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. This is the first large-scale clinical trial to demonstrate that a psychological intervention can simultaneously reduce opioid misuse […]