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Meditation as a Useful Chance for Chronic Pain Decrease

Over the past 30 years, a great number of studies have been examined the psychological aspects of meditation applied along with chronic pain (CP) treatment, used as complementary treatment. The subjective experience of pain is constructed and modulated by complex, multidimensional interactions between sensory, affective, and cognitive factors, making its treatment both challenging and costly. Mindfulness meditation, a cognitive practice based on developing nonjudgmental awareness of arising sensory events, has been shown repeatedly to alleviate pain across experimental and clinical settings. Read more here.