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How Emotions Contribute to Chronic Pain

Some therapists are using mindfulness-based activities as pain treatment. Do they work?

Illustration: Ellie Ji Yang

NNicole Sachs was 19 when she decided to try a psychology experiment on herself. She’d just been diagnosed with the spinal condition spondylolisthesis, which causes vertebrae to slip out of place. Sachs’ doctors gave her a discouraging prognosis…

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Ashley Abramson

Ashley Abramson

Writer-mom hybrid. Health & psychology stories in NYT, WaPo, Allure, Real Simple, & more.

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