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Mind-body medicine and the treatment of chronic illnesses


Rudaz, M; Ledermann, T; Witt, Claudia M (2017). Mind-body medicine and the treatment of chronic illnesses. Swiss Sports & Exercise Medicine, 2(65):26-30.

Abstract

Mind-body medicine is a holistic approach that aims to increase a healthy life style of people and their resilience. Practically, mind-body medicine encompasses intervention methods such as mindfulness, physical exercise, coping with stress, or cognitive restructuring. Mind-body medicine has proven effective for a variety of chronic illnesses, especially in combination with conventional medicine. The present article introduces basic concepts of mind-body medicine including aspects of mindfulness.

Abstract

Mind-body medicine is a holistic approach that aims to increase a healthy life style of people and their resilience. Practically, mind-body medicine encompasses intervention methods such as mindfulness, physical exercise, coping with stress, or cognitive restructuring. Mind-body medicine has proven effective for a variety of chronic illnesses, especially in combination with conventional medicine. The present article introduces basic concepts of mind-body medicine including aspects of mindfulness.

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Item Type:Journal Article, not_refereed, further contribution
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Institute of Complementary Medicine
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2017
Deposited On:26 Feb 2018 19:16
Last Modified:15 Jul 2018 19:02
Publisher:Rub Media AG
ISSN:2297-8712
OA Status:Green
Free access at:Official URL. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:https://www.sgsm.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Zeitschrift/65-2017-2/2-2017_5_Rudaz.pdf
Related URLs:https://www.sgsm.ch/publikationen/swiss-sports-exercise-medicine/archiv/2017/ (Publisher)

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