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Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention for Substance Use Disorders-A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

About the Course

This is a research intensive course. This course examines Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) for substance use disorders (SUD) through a systematic review and meta-analysis. It includes: mindfulness-based relapse prevention, effects of MBRP, MBRP versus any comparator, using measures of relapse to substance use, frequency of use, quantity of use, withdrawal craving symptoms, treatment dropout, health related quality of life, negative consequences, depressive symptoms, anxiety symptoms, and mindfulness.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention for Substance Use Disorders-A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis created by Sean Grant, Dphil, MSc et al. in 2017.

Publication Date:

Journal of Addiction Medicine, Volume 11, Number 5, September/October 2017 Apr 2017

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.

Sean Grant, Dphil, MSc

Dr. Sean Grant is an assistant professor in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences at the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health. Prior to joining FSPH, he spent several years as a behavioral and social scientist at the RAND Corporation, a faculty member at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, and an adjunct lecturer at Loyola Marymount University. He conducts applied research across the behavioral, social, and health sciences, with a primary focus on behavioral health and has had multiple works published in peer reviewed journals.

Benjamin Colaiaco, M. Phil

Ben is a strategic policy analyst for the RAND Corporation. He has multiple publications with the RAND corporation.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Acknowledge that Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) may be beneficial wo people with substance use disorder.
  2. Identify the evidence-based positive effect of MBRP.
  3. Summarize the systemic review and meta-analysis outcomes.

Disclosure to Learners

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

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Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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Course Number 103167
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