Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have found that individuals who signed up for a new group which could help those who have medically unexplained conditions to resolve them had a drastic reduction in symptoms as soon as they made the call.
The group, which began this month and uses the body’s movement expression to help participants to explore their symptoms, received ethical approval from Welwyn & Hatfield PCT earlier this year, making it the first group of its type in the region. Demand for the service is already so high that a second 12-week group will start on 20 April.
According to Dr Helen Payne, at the University’s School of Social Community and Health Studies and co-ordinator of the group, many of those who signed up, reported a reduction in their symptoms or that they disappeared altogether as soon as they agreed to participate.
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