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Using Self-Report Assessment Methods to Explore Facets of Mindfulness
TLDR
Mindfulness facets were shown to be differentially correlated in expected ways with several other constructs and to have incremental validity in the prediction of psychological symptoms.
Mindfulness Training as a Clinical Intervention: A Conceptual and Empirical Review
Interventions based on training in mindfulness skills are becoming increasingly popular. Mindfulness involves intentionally bringing one's attention to the internal and external experiences occurring
Preliminary psychometric properties of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II: a revised measure of psychological inflexibility and experiential avoidance.
TLDR
The development and psychometric evaluation of a second version of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (AAQ-II), which assesses the construct referred to as, variously, acceptance, experiential avoidance, and psychological inflexibility, indicates the satisfactory structure, reliability, and validity of this measure.
Construct Validity of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire in Meditating and Nonmeditating Samples
TLDR
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.
Assessment of Mindfulness by Self-Report
TLDR
Findings suggest that mindfulness skills are differentially related to aspects of personality and mental health, including neuroticism, psychological symptoms, emotional intelligence, alexithymia, experiential avoidance, dissociation, and absorption.
Relationships between mindfulness practice and levels of mindfulness, medical and psychological symptoms and well-being in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program
  • J. Carmody, R. Baer
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of Behavioral Medicine
  • 1 February 2008
TLDR
Increases in mindfulness were found to mediate the relationships between formal mindfulness practice and improvements in psychological functioning, suggesting that the practice of mindfulness meditation leads to increases in mindfulness, which in turn leads to symptom reduction and improved well-being.
Mindfulness
Mindfulness, which is best understood as nonjudgmental, present-centered awareness, originated in ancient Eastern traditions but has been adapted for use in Western, secular settings. The present
Assessing mindfulness in children and adolescents: development and validation of the Child and Adolescent Mindfulness Measure (CAMM).
TLDR
Results suggest that the CAMM is a developmentally appropriate measure with adequate internal consistency and may be a useful measure of mindfulness skills for school-aged children and adolescents.
Psychometric Properties of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire in Depressed Adults and Development of a Short Form
TLDR
Both the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire and the FFMQ-SF are reliable and valid instruments for use in adults with clinically relevant symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Psychological inflexibility in childhood and adolescence: development and evaluation of the Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth.
TLDR
The development and validation of the Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth (AFQ-Y), a child-report measure of psychological inflexibility engendered by high levels of cognitive fusion and experiential avoidance, and a multimethod psychometric approach provide preliminary support for the reliability and validity.
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