Mindfulness and coping in chronic illness: insights from a study of joint replacement surgery
Grant number: DP120101249 | Funding period: 2012 - 2015
This study investigates whether participation in a mental health enhancement program (mindfulness) will improve the recovery of patients undergoing total joint replacement. This will benefit patients by promoting psychological well-being which has direct effects on pain and physical function after surgery.
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