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Complementary and Integrative Health

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Interventions for Veterans

by David Kearney, MD
Seminar date: 11/21/2019

Description: Dr. Kearney will provide an overview of the rationale for offering Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) and Self-Compassion Interventions to Veterans. He will provide an overview of the proposed mechanisms of change involved in these interventions, and review key trials published to date. Specifically, he will describe how MBIs are thought to influence the clinical course of PTSD, chronic pain, depression and substance use disorders. Intended Audience: The talk is intended to apply to both clinicians and researchers interested in Mindfulness-Based Interventions.

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