Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation.

  title={Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation.},
  author={Richard J. Davidson and Jon Kabat-Zinn and Jessica Schumacher and Melissa A. Rosenkranz and Daniel Muller and Saki F Santorelli and Ferris Urbanowski and A. J. Harrington and Katherine A Bonus and John F Sheridan},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  volume={65 4},
OBJECTIVE The underlying changes in biological processes that are associated with reported changes in mental and physical health in response to meditation have not been systematically explored. We performed a randomized, controlled study on the effects on brain and immune function of a well-known and widely used 8-week clinical training program in mindfulness meditation applied in a work environment with healthy employees. METHODS We measured brain electrical activity before and immediately… CONTINUE READING
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