Can mindful doctors take better care of their patients? How mindfulness can benefit medical care beyond serving as a clinical intervention for patients

  title={Can mindful doctors take better care of their patients? How mindfulness can benefit medical care beyond serving as a clinical intervention for patients},
  author={Ruth I Falkenberg},
The potential of mindfulness as a clinical intervention is increasingly recognized, yet less attention has been paid to how mindfulness can contribute to medical care when cultivated by physicians. This paper examines how mindfulness in practitioners can alleviate three problems arising in contemporary medical care. Firstly, mindfulness could prevent f laws resulting from mindless medical practice by allowing practitioners to become more aware of their patients and their own cognitions… 
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