Assessment of mindfulness by self-report.

  title={Assessment of mindfulness by self-report.},
  author={Ruth Baer},
  journal={Current opinion in psychology},
  • R. Baer
  • Published 1 August 2019
  • Psychology
  • Current opinion in psychology

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