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Meditation Eases Cancer Symptoms in Teens

(3/17/2014)

Mindfulness-based Meditation Eases Cancer Symptoms in Teens
Psych Central
March 15, 2014

Mindfulness-based meditation has been found to lessen some symptoms associated with cancer in teens. That may be because mindfulness-based meditation focuses on the present moment and the connection between the mind and body. Teens diagnosed with cancer face not only the physical symptoms of their condition, but also the anxiety and uncertainty related to the progression of the disease. However, according to this study, mindfulness sessions could be helpful in improving mood and sleep in teenagers with cancer.

For the full article, click here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/03/15/mindfulness-based-meditation-eases-cancer-symptoms-in-teens/67151.html


Keywords: mindfulness, meditation, cancer, teens, teenagers, anxiety, stress, mind, body, mood, sleep



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