• Publications
  • Influence
Construct Validity of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire in Meditating and Nonmeditating Samples
Regression and mediation analyses showed that several of the facets of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire contributed independently to the prediction of well-being and significantly mediated the relationship between meditation experience andWell-being.
Autobiographical Memory Specificity and Emotional Disorder
Research showing that when recalling autobiographical events, many emotionally disturbed patients summarize categories of events rather than retrieving a single episode is reviewed, with a focus on M. Pleydell-Pearce's hierarchical search model of personal event retrieval.
Prevention of relapse/recurrence in major depression by mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.
This study evaluated mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), a group intervention designed to train recovered recurrently depressed patients to disengage from dysphoria-activated depressogenic
The emotional Stroop task and psychopathology.
The authors review research showing that patients are often slower to name the color of a word associated with concerns relevant to their clinical condition and address the causes and mechanisms underlying the phenomenon, focusing on J.L. McClelland's parallel distributed processing model.
Autobiographical memory in suicide attempters.
Depression and the specificity of autobiographical memory.
There are many ways to become depressed, and many ways in which recovery from depression is impaired. This chapter outlines how a person's memory can play a role in both. Past research has shown how
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: A New Approach to Preventing Relapse
Kabat-Zinn, Foreword. Part I: The Challenge of Depression. Introduction. Depression: The Scope of the Problem. Cognition, Mood, and the Nature of Depressive Relapse. Developing Mindfulness-Based
The specificity of autobiographical memory and imageability of the future
It is suggested that the association between memory retrieval and future imaging arises because the intermediate descriptions used in searching autobiographical memory are also used to generate images of possible events in the future.