Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction in Alcoholism Treatment

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Mindfullness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) has been shown to be efficacious in increasing the ability to cope with stress and in enhancing coping and psychological well-being. This Research Institute on Addictions awarded study evaluates MBSR in a clinical setting with alcohol dependent patients.

Principal Investigator: Gerard J. Connors
Co-Investigators: Kimberly Walitzer, Nancy J. Smyth and Craig R. Colder
Funding Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Funding Period: Sept. 1, 2007 - May 31, 2012
Funding Amount: $1,977,241

For more information on this project, contact Gerard J. Connors at gconnors@buffalo.edu.