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Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health benefits: A meta-analysis
Abstract Objective Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a structured group program that employs mindfulness meditation to alleviate suffering associated with physical, psychosomatic andExpand
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Treating fibromyalgia with mindfulness-based stress reduction: Results from a 3-armed randomized controlled trial
&NA; Mindfulness‐based stress reduction (MBSR) is a structured 8‐week group program teaching mindfulness meditation and mindful yoga exercises. MBSR aims to help participants develop nonjudgmentalExpand
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A positive view of self: risk or protection for aggressive children?
Children's ratings of competence and relationship quality were used to examine the association between idealized or inflated self-perceptions and level of aggression. Participants were 62 aggressiveExpand
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Mindfulness for Psychologists: Paying Kind Attention to the Perceptible
Basic definitions, assumptions, and working principles of the Buddhist and mindfulness-based intervention conception of “mindfulness” are characterized. Fundamental distinctions are drawn betweenExpand
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Rapid stress reduction and anxiolysis among distressed women as a consequence of a three-month intensive yoga program.
BACKGROUND Emotional distress is an increasing public health problem and Hatha yoga has been claimed to induce stress reduction and empowerment in practicing subjects. We aimed to evaluate potentialExpand
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Does mindfulness meditation contribute to health? Outcome evaluation of a German sample.
OBJECTIVES This exploratory study is the first systematic outcome evaluation to examine the effects of an 8-week meditation-based program in mindfulness in a German sample. DESIGN Twenty-one (21)Expand
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Swiss Cancer League communication skills training programme for oncology nurses: an evaluation.
AIM This paper is a report of an evaluation of the effectiveness of a communication skills training programme for oncology nurses. BACKGROUND Clinical care for patients with cancer is increasinglyExpand
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Mindfulness, by any other name…: trials and tribulations of sati in western psychology and science
The Buddhist construct of mindfulness is a central element of mindfulness-based interventions and derives from a systematic phenomenological programme developed over several millennia to investigateExpand
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Mindfulness: Awareness Informed by an Embodied Ethic
Western psychology, psychotherapy and medicine have recently embraced practices aimed at cultivating a particular kind of awareness called mindfulness. Decontextualized from its BuddhistExpand
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How Breathing Adjusts to Mental and Physical Demands
Psychological influences upon respiratory regulation remain a much neglected area of investigation, although it is apparent that parameters of breathing must be integrated into a wide range ofExpand
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