Interoceptive Awareness Among Women in Treatment for Chemical Dependency in Response to Mindful Awareness in Body-Oriented Therapy
Interoception, the awareness of inner body sensations, can be undeveloped and even challenging for individuals with trauma, pain or high stress who may have learned to avoid such experiential awareness. Cognitive neuroscience recognizes the importance of interoception for emotion regulation and health, however few studies have examined how interoceptive awareness may be addressed in bodywork practice.
International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
Cheng, Sunny Chieh; Price, Cynthia; and Hooven, Carole, "Interoceptive Awareness Among Women in Treatment for Chemical Dependency in Response to Mindful Awareness in Body-Oriented Therapy" (2016). Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Publications. 135.