Mindfulness Helps to Reduce Depression, Fatigue in MS Patients

Mindfulness Helps to Reduce Depression, Fatigue in MS Patients

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Mindfulness Helps to Reduce Depression, Fatigue in MS Patients

Among people with multiple sclerosis (MS), trait mindfulness — paying attention to the present moment in a purposeful and nonjudgmental manner — is associated with reduced depression, which also leads to a decrease in fatigue, a small study reports. The study involved 69 relapsing-remitting MS patients from an outpatient clinic in Germany who were evaluated using self-assessment tools following mindfulness-based interventions. “The results suggest that mindfulness might be particularly relevant to counteract depression in MS…

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