Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102482
About the Course:
This peer reviewed article discusses the emerging evidence that suggests that mindfulness training can target neurocognitive mechanisms to produce significant therapeutic effects on SUDs and prevent relapse. The purpose of this article is to review the cognitive, affective, and neural mechanisms underlying the effects of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) on SUDs. The etiology of addiction and neurocognitive processes related to the development and maintenance of SUDs are discussed. Evidence supporting use of MBIs for intervening in SUDs and preventing relapse is explored. Finally, the authors provide clinical recommendations about how these therapeutic mechanisms might be applied to intervening in SUDs and preventing relapse.
This course is based on the article,Mindfulness meditation in the treatment of substance use disorders and preventing future relapse: Neurocognitive mechanisms and clinical implications created bySarah E. Priddy, et al. in 2018.
Publication Date:Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation journal 2018
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify and describe cognitive, affective, and neural mechanisms underlying the effects of mindfulness-based interventions on substance use disorders
- Describe clinical interventions about how mindfulness-based therapeutic mechanisms might be applied to intervening in substance use disorders and relapse
- Provide evidence for the mechanisms and efficacy of mindfulness-based for substance abuse interventions and relapse-prevention
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