Reduction in salivary a-amylase levels following a mind-body intervention in cancer survivors--An exploratory study. David Lipschitz, et al. Published in the Journal of Psychoneuroendocrinology February 2013. The main aim of this exploratory study was to assess whether salivary a-amylase (sAA) and salivary cortisol levels would be positively modulated by sleep-focused mind-body interventions in female and male cancer survivors. Follow this link to the article http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306453012004556
Investigating Efficacy of Two Brief Mind-Body Intervention Programs for Managing Sleep Disturbances in Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Randomized Control Trial. Published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship, January 2013.Yoshi Nakamura, David Lipchitz et al. After completing treatment, cancer survivors may suffer from a multitude of physical and mental health impairments, resulting in compromised quality of life. This exploratory study investigated whether two mind–body interventions, i.e., Mind–Body Bridging (MBB) and Mindfulness Meditation (MM), could improve post treatment cancer survivors’ self-reported sleep disturbance and comorbid symptoms, as compared to sleep hygiene education (SHE) as an active control. To view the full abstract and article or to download it Click Here
Health Forum Online is presenting: An Effective New Model for Lifestyle Improvements and Wellness: Mind-Body Bridging. This course in MBB offers the clinician 5 CE units from the American Psychological Association upon completion of the program. To register and order the program, CLICK HERE.
Two sessions of sleep-focused mind-body bridging improve self-reported symptoms of sleep
and PTSD in veterans: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Published in Journal of Psychosomatic Research 70 (2011) 335-345
Sleep disturbance is highly prevalent among veterans. As an alternative to sleep medications with their undesirable side effects, nonpharmacological mindâ€“body interventions may be beneficial for sleep management in primary care. The aim of this pilot study was to investigate whether a novel.....Click here to download the full article!