Dialectics of mindfulness: implications for western medicine

  title={Dialectics of mindfulness: implications for western medicine},
  author={Sebastian Sauer and Siobh{\'a}n Lynch and Harald Walach and Niko Kohls},
  journal={Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine : PEHM},
  pages={10 - 10}
Mindfulness as a clinical and nonclinical intervention for a variety of symptoms has recently received a substantial amount of interest. Although the application of mindfulness appears straightforward and its effectiveness is well supported, the concept may easily be misunderstood. This misunderstanding may severely limit the benefit of mindfulness-based interventions. It is therefore necessary to understand that the characteristics of mindfulness are based on a set of seemingly paradoxical… Expand

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