Community-Based Mindfulness Program for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: Targeting Stress Reduction

@article{Galla2015CommunityBasedMP,
  title={Community-Based Mindfulness Program for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: Targeting Stress Reduction},
  author={Brian M. Galla and Gillian A. O’Reilly and M. Jennifer Kitil and Susan Smalley and David S Black},
  journal={American Journal of Health Promotion},
  year={2015},
  volume={30},
  pages={36 - 41}
}
Purpose. Poorly managed stress leads to detrimental physical and psychological consequences that have implications for individual and community health. Evidence indicates that U.S. adults predominantly use unhealthy strategies for stress management. This study examines the impact of a community-based mindfulness training program on stress reduction. Design. This study used a one-group pretest-posttest design. Setting. The study took place at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center in urban… 

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