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Mindfulness : A proposed operational definition
There has been substantial interest in mindfulness as an approach to reduce cognitive vulnerability to stress and emotional distress in recent years. However, thus far mindfulness has not beenExpand
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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 depressogenicExpand
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The Toronto Mindfulness Scale: development and validation.
In this study, the authors both developed and validated a self-report mindfulness measure, the Toronto Mindfulness Scale (TMS). In Study 1, participants were individuals with and without meditationExpand
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Attending to the present: mindfulness meditation reveals distinct neural modes of self-reference.
It has long been theorised that there are two temporally distinct forms of self-reference: extended self-reference linking experiences across time, and momentary self-reference centred on theExpand
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Metacognitive awareness and prevention of relapse in depression: empirical evidence.
Metacognitive awareness is a cognitive set in which negative thoughts/feelings are experienced as mental events, rather than as the self. The authors hypothesized that (a) reduced metacognitiveExpand
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Initial psychometric properties of the experiences questionnaire: validation of a self-report measure of decentering.
Decentering is defined as the ability to observe one's thoughts and feelings as temporary, objective events in the mind, as opposed to reflections of the self that are necessarily true. TheExpand
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Modulation of cortical-limbic pathways in major depression: treatment-specific effects of cognitive behavior therapy.
BACKGROUND Functional imaging studies of major depressive disorder demonstrate response-specific regional changes following various modes of antidepressant treatment. OBJECTIVE To examine changesExpand
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How does cognitive therapy prevent depressive relapse and why should attentional control (mindfulness) training help?
There is encouraging evidence that structured psychological treatments for depression, in particular cognitive therapy, can reduce subsequent relapse after the period of initial treatment has beenExpand
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Cognitive reactivity to sad mood provocation and the prediction of depressive relapse.
CONTEXT Episode remission in unipolar major depression, while distinguished by minimal symptom burden, can also be a period of marked sensitivity to emotional stress as well as an increased risk ofExpand
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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-BasedExpand
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