Efectividad del mindfulness y la terapia cognitiva conductual en los trastornos cardiovasculares: Meta análisis

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Arroyo, L.; Murcia, M., Pacheco, A., Vargas, R. (2018). Efectividad del mindfulness y la terapia cognitiva conductual en los trastornos cardiovasculares: Revisión teórica y Metaanálisis. Lima. 1 (14)

Publication Topic: 
Other Third-Wave Therapies: Conceptual
Other Third-Wave Therapies: Empirical
Publication Type: 
Article
Language: 
Español
Keyword(s): 
Mindfulness, MBSR, TCC, MBCT
Abstract: 

Heart diseases account for a large percentage of all deaths and disabilities worldwide, deaths attributable to this diseases have increased in parallel with the deterioration of health habits in the population (SIAC, 2018). The economic, social and emotional burden increases in the health care system because this chronic disease is increasing. Medical care for heart disease, including surgeries and cardiac rehabilitation programs, is often expensive. Being the interventions with psychosocial programs those that can intervene in a majority way on the population, to have a greater effect on the prevention and assistance with the patients that present this chronic disease. Thus, the investigations in mindfulness show a great evidence of effectiveness on these patients, with the MBSR program in the reduction of the symptoms of anxiety and depression, perceived stress, blood pressure and BMI in patients with cardiovascular diseases, while the MBCT offers new perspectives in the management of this type of patients in relation to their disease.

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