Purpose of Study: This research study seeks to understand how meditation affects brain function and the experience of pain among individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
- Patients diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Patients interested in meditation
Patrick Finan, PhD
Dr. Finan is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialized training in pain psychology. His research program targets biobehavioral mechanisms of chronic pain by using neuroimaging (e.g., fMRI) to understand how patients respond to nonpharmacological interventions for pain.