NPR Provides Context to ‘Positive Mindset in OIT’ Study

Positive Mindset for OIT

Back in early February, the Neurosciences Institute of Stanford University issued a press release describing their study that had been published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice the week before.

The results of the study, which looked at the importance of framing the minor side effects of Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) in a positive light for children, provides instructive guidance for parents who opt for their children to undergo the desensitization therapy offered by a growing number of allergists nationwide.

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Today, National Public Radio published an interesting article entitled “Could Your Mindset Affect How Well A Treatment Works” providing background and context for the study:

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We highly recommend it as required reading for parents of children currently undergoing OIT or those are considering the treatment.

You can find the original press release here:

Positive Mindset About Side Effects of Peanut OIT Improves Outcomes

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