• Psychology, Medicine
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    Journal of consulting and…
    2015
  • DOI:10.1037/a0038404

Expanding the efficacy of Project UPLIFT: Distance delivery of mindfulness-based depression prevention to people with epilepsy.

@article{Thompson2015ExpandingTE,
  title={Expanding the efficacy of Project UPLIFT: Distance delivery of mindfulness-based depression prevention to people with epilepsy.},
  author={Nancy J. Thompson and A. H. Patel and Linda M. Selwa and Shelley Stoll and Charles E. Begley and Erica K. Johnson and Robert T. Fraser},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={
          304-313
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Depression affects about 16% of the U.S. population over a lifetime. People with chronic diseases have especially high rates of comorbid depression; 32% to 48% of people with epilepsy experience depression. This study evaluated the efficacy of a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for preventing major depressive disorder (MDD) episodes in people with epilepsy. METHOD Participants (n = 128) were adults from Georgia, Michigan, Texas, and Washington with epilepsy and mild… CONTINUE READING

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