In a recent article from Today’s Parent, Diane J. Abatemarco, PhD, director of Maternal Addiction Treatment Education & Research (MATER) at Jefferson University, discussed how powerful mindfulness can be, specifically for mothers in medication-assisted treatment.
Andrew Newberg, M.D., Director of Research in the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health conducted a study that suggests retreats can alter the brain’s feel-good chemical systems, dopamine and serotonin.
In a recent study, a mindfulness-based parent program significantly reduced stress levels of mothers in treatment for substance use disorder. Researchers from Jefferson’s Maternal Addiction Treatment Education and Research (MATER) Program recently published the results.
Dr. Rashna Staid of the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Jefferson answered some questions about the telomere, and what researchers think its length can tell about your “real age” (versus your biological age).