Experience of mindfulness in people with bipolar disorder: a qualitative study.

  title={Experience of mindfulness in people with bipolar disorder: a qualitative study.},
  author={Paul R. Chadwick and Hardeep Kaur and Maged Swelam and Susan K. Ross and Lyn Ellett},
  journal={Psychotherapy research : journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research},
  volume={21 3},
The aim of the study was to explore experiences of practising mindfulness and how this related to living with, and managing, bipolar disorder. Qualitative methodology was used to explore the experiences of 12 people with bipolar disorder who had been practising mindfulness for at least 18 weeks. Semi-structured interviews exploring how mindfulness practice related to living with bipolar disorder were recorded verbatim, transcribed and analysed using thematic analysis. Seven themes emerged… CONTINUE READING
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