Arroyos-logo-small

A new study tested mindfulness-based therapy against anti-depression pills and found that they may be equivalent in treating people with recurrent depression, an article in BBC News reports. Therapy is aimed at helping people to focus on the present and included group sessions with guided meditation and learning mindfulness skills while also reducing their anti-depressant medication. Researchers caution that mindfulness-based therapy should not replace anti-depressants for severe depression and will not be useful for  all people. The next step is to figure out what the active ingredient in mindfulness-therapy may be and see how it compares to other group-based approaches. To read this article in its entirety, click here.