About The Author

Robert is the Assistant Medical Director, university lecturer and head of the "Cognitive Neuropsychiatry" working group at the Department of General Psychiatry, Heidelberg University.

Mindfulness-Based Interventions Modulate Structural Network Strength In Patients With Opioid Dependence

In the past years, mindfulness-based treatment has attracted substantial clinical and scientific interest. Defined as bringing one’s complete attention to the experiences occurring in the present moment in a non-judgmental and accepting manner, mindfulness-based practices enhance discriminative awareness while responding to uncomfortable states or challenging situations with complete acceptance, thus discouraging the brain’s automatic responses