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Mindfulness-based stress reduction for stress management in healthy people: a review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a clinically standardized meditation that has shown consistent efficacy for many mental and physical disorders. Less attention has been givenExpand
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Mindfulness based cognitive therapy for psychiatric disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Mindfulness- based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is a meditation program based on an integration of Cognitive behavioural therapy and Mindfulness-based stress reduction. The aim of the present work is toExpand
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Mindfulness-based approaches: are they all the same?
Mindfulness-based approaches are increasingly employed as interventions for treating a variety of psychological, psychiatric and physical problems. Such approaches include ancient BuddhistExpand
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A systematic review of neurobiological and clinical features of mindfulness meditations.
BACKGROUND Mindfulness meditation (MM) practices constitute an important group of meditative practices that have received growing attention. The aim of the present paper was to systematically reviewExpand
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The Difficulty of Defining Mindfulness: Current Thought and Critical Issues
In the last decade, a surge of interest has been directed towards the empirical investigation of the concept and applications of mindfulness. If one considers the increasing evidence about theExpand
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Treatment-Emergent Sexual Dysfunction Related to Antidepressants: A Meta-Analysis
Background: Sexual dysfunction (SD) is an important underestimated adverse effect of antidepressant drugs. Patients, in fact, if not directly questioned, tend to scarcely report them. The aim of theExpand
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Mindfulness: top-down or bottom-up emotion regulation strategy?
The beneficial clinical effects of mindfulness practices are receiving increasing support from empirical studies. However, the functional neural mechanisms underlying these benefits have not beenExpand
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A meta-analysis of sexual dysfunction in psychiatric patients taking antipsychotics
The aim of this meta-analysis was to quantify sexual dysfunction (SD) in patients treated with antipsychotics on the basis of selected papers that specifically investigated this type of adverseExpand
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Vipassana meditation: systematic review of current evidence.
  • A. Chiesa
  • Medicine
  • Journal of alternative and complementary medicine
  • 27 January 2010
OBJECTIVES Vipassana meditation (VM) is one of the most ancient and diffused types of meditative practices belonging to the pole of mindfulness. Despite the growing interest toward theExpand
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Mindfulness-based interventions for chronic pain: a systematic review of the evidence.
OBJECTIVES Chronic pain is a common disabling illness that does not completely respond to current medical treatments. As a consequence, in recent years many alternative interventions have beenExpand
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