Mindfulness for adolescent chronic pain: a pilot feasibility study

Published in: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
Volume 29, issue 2, 2017 , pages: 129–136
DOI: 10.2989/17280583.2017.1355807
Author(s): David Adam LovasIWK Health Centre, Canada, Kathleen PajerIWK Health Centre, Canada, Jill MacLaren ChorneyIWK Health Centre, Canada, Dzung X VoDepartment of Paediatrics, Canada, Melissa HowlettIWK Health Centre, Canada, Ashley DoyleIWK Health Centre, Canada, Adam HuberIWK Health Centre, Canada


Objective: Chronic pain is common in paediatric populations and many patients do not respond to the currently available evidence-based treatments. Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) have a growing evidence-base in adults, but evidence is limited in youth with chronic pain.

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