Rapid Review Quiz: Mindfulness

Stephen Soreff, MD


June 06, 2022

In an adequately powered study and consistent with prior research, Burns and colleagues compared BT, CT, and MBSR with inert control conditions (treatment as usual [TAU]) for the treatment of pain, mood, physical function, and sleep quality in people with chronic low back pain. The researchers found that BT, CT, and MBSR produced similar effects on primary outcomes and levels of posttreatment maintenance at a 6-month follow-up. All three treatments, on average, differed significantly from TAU by session 6, but they did so consistently at approximately the same rates across all three active treatments.

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This Rapid Review Quiz was excerpted and adapted from the Medscape articles Mindfulness Intervention Curbs Opioid Misuse, Chronic Pain, Mindfulness, Self-Care, and Participatory Medicine, Opioid Abuse, Anxiety Disorders, Exercise for Cancer Patients Clinical Practice Guidelines (2018), Chronic Pain Syndrome, and Cognitive Therapy, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, and Behavior Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Pain.

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