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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 been…
Prevention of relapse/recurrence in major depression by mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.
- J. Teasdale, Z. Segal, J. Williams, V. Ridgeway, J. Soulsby, M. Lau
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of consulting and clinical psychology
- 1 August 2000
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 Toronto Mindfulness Scale: development and validation.
A self-report mindfulness measure, the Toronto Mindfulness Scale (TMS), developed and validated is a promising measure of the mindfulness state with good psychometric properties and predictive of treatment outcome.
Attending to the present: mindfulness meditation reveals distinct neural modes of self-reference.
- N. Farb, Z. Segal, A. Anderson
- Psychology, BiologySocial cognitive and affective neuroscience
- 1 December 2007
A fundamental neural dissociation is suggested between two distinct forms of self-awareness that are habitually integrated but can be dissociated through attentional training: the self across time and in the present moment.
Metacognitive awareness and prevention of relapse in depression: empirical evidence.
- J. Teasdale, Richard G. Moore, H. Hayhurst, M. Pope, Susan M. Williams, Z. Segal
- PsychologyJournal of consulting and clinical psychology
- 1 April 2002
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 metacognitive…
Initial psychometric properties of the experiences questionnaire: validation of a self-report measure of decentering.
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…
How does cognitive therapy prevent depressive relapse and why should attentional control (mindfulness) training help?
Cognitive reactivity to sad mood provocation and the prediction of depressive relapse.
- Z. Segal, S. Kennedy, M. Gemar, K. Hood, Rebecca Pedersen, T. Buis
- Psychology, MedicineArchives of general psychiatry
- 1 July 2006
The vulnerability of remitted depressed patients for illness relapse may be related to the (re)activation of depressive thinking styles triggered by temporary dysphoric states, in the first study to link such differences to prognosis following successful treatment for depression.
Modulation of cortical-limbic pathways in major depression: treatment-specific effects of cognitive behavior therapy.
Brain changes underlying response to CBT were examined using resting-state fluorine-18-labeled deoxyglucose positron emission tomography to examine changes associated with cognitive behavior therapy (CBT).