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The Relaxation Response †.
When Dr. Herbert Benson introduced this simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieving stress twenty-five years ag, his book became an instant national bestseller. Since that time, millions ofExpand
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Meditation experience is associated with increased cortical thickness
Previous research indicates that long-term meditation practice is associated with altered resting electroencephalogram patterns, suggestive of long lasting changes in brain activity. We hypothesizedExpand
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Functional brain mapping of the relaxation response and meditation
&NA; Meditation is a conscious mental process that induces a set of integrated physiologic changes termed the relaxation response. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was used to identifyExpand
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The Evaluation of a Mind/Body Intervention to Reduce Psychological Distress and Perceived Stress in College Students
Abstract The authors examined the effect of a 6-week mind/body intervention on college students' psychological distress, anxiety, and perception of stress. One hundred twenty-eight students wereExpand
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Chronic psychological effects of exercise and exercise plus cognitive strategies.
Psychological changes associated with 16-wk moderate and low intensity exercise training programs, two of which possessed a cognitive component, were evaluated. Subjects were healthy, sedentaryExpand
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Timeless Healing: The Power and Biology of Belief
TIMELESS HEALING THE POWER A life-changing work from the bestselling author of "The Relaxation Response" Herbert Benson, M.D. explores the true intersection and connections between objective sciencesExpand
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A wakeful hypometabolic physiologic state.
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The physiology of meditation.
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Triggering of acute myocardial infarction onset by episodes of anger. Determinants of Myocardial Infarction Onset Study Investigators.
BACKGROUND Many anecdotes and several uncontrolled case series have suggested that emotionally stressful events, and more specifically, anger, immediately precede and appear to trigger the onset ofExpand
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The mind/body program for infertility: a new behavioral treatment approach for women with infertility.
There is increasing evidence that a behavioral treatment approach might be efficacious in the treatment of the emotional aspects of infertility and may lead to increased conception rates. The firstExpand
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