Assessment of mindfulness by self-report.

@article{Baer2018AssessmentOM,
  title={Assessment of mindfulness by self-report.},
  author={Ruth Baer},
  journal={Current opinion in psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={28},
  pages={
          42-48
        }
}
  • R. Baer
  • Published 1 August 2019
  • Psychology
  • Current opinion in psychology

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