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Meditation combined with art therapy can change your brain and lower anxiety

January 4, 2013
The Human Body -- Cancer

The Human Body — Cancer (Photo credit: n0cturbulous)

Interesting findings:

Cancer and stress go hand-in-hand, and high stress levels can lead to poorer health outcomes in cancer patients. The Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine combined creative art therapy with a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program for women with breast cancer and showed changes in brain activity associated with lower stress and anxiety after the eight-week program. Their new study appears in the December issue of the journal Stress and Health.

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