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How does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy help addiction?
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Self soothing
Mindfulness allows you to correct inaccurate beliefs and feelings triggered by events before you self medicate the negative feelings that arise.
Mindfulness and meditation are effective methods to self soothe and thereby avoid relapse.

In brief: Self soothing
Mindfulness allows you to correct inaccurate beliefs and feelings triggered by events before you self medicate the negative feelings that arise.
Mindfulness and meditation are effective methods to self soothe and thereby avoid relapse.
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Adjuctive
Mindfulness practices can be very useful to develop coping strategies.
Think of these as helping to deal with negative thoughts and emotions in a healthy way rather than turning to the addiction.

In brief: Adjuctive
Mindfulness practices can be very useful to develop coping strategies.
Think of these as helping to deal with negative thoughts and emotions in a healthy way rather than turning to the addiction.
Dr. Timothy Re
Dr. Timothy Re
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