Clarifying the Construct of Mindfulness in the Context of Emotion Regulation and the Process of Change in Therapy

  title={Clarifying the Construct of Mindfulness in the Context of Emotion Regulation and the Process of Change in Therapy},
  author={Adele M. Hayes and Greg C. Feldman},
  journal={Clinical Psychology-science and Practice},
  • A. Hayes, G. Feldman
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology-science and Practice
Bishop et al. (this issue) propose an operational definition of mindfulness developed by a recent consensus panel. The group provides a solid empirical framework from which to develop measures of mindfulness, and they propose an exciting research agenda. We describe measurement development work from our research group that provides initial support for the proposed consensus definition and that examines mindfulness in relation to emotion regulation variables. We extend the discussion by… 

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