Facing the dreaded: does mindfulness facilitate coping with distressing experiences? A moderator analysis.

@article{Bergomi2013FacingTD,
  title={Facing the dreaded: does mindfulness facilitate coping with distressing experiences? A moderator analysis.},
  author={Claudia Bergomi and Gunnar Str{\"o}hle and Johannes Michalak and Friedrich Funke and Matthias Berking},
  journal={Cognitive behaviour therapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={21-30}
}
Increasing evidence shows that mindfulness is positively related to mental health; however, the nature of this relationship is not fully understood. The current study used structural equation modeling to investigate the hypothesis that mindfulness moderates the association between the occurrence of unavoidable distressing experiences (UDE) and mental health. Participants from a community sample (N = 376) completed the Freiburg Mindfulness Inventory, the Positive and Negative Affect Scale, the… CONTINUE READING