Improving self-regulation in adolescents: current evidence for the role of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy

  title={Improving self-regulation in adolescents: current evidence for the role of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy},
  author={Carisa K Perry-Parrish and Nikeea Copeland-Linder and Lindsey Webb and Ashley H. Shields and Erica M. S. Sibinga},
  booktitle={Adolescent health, medicine and therapeutics},
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) was introduced in 1995 to address the problem of recurrent depression. MBCT is based on the notion that meditation helps individuals effectively deploy and regulate attention to effectively manage and treat a range of psychological symptoms, including emotional responses to stress, anxiety, and depression. Several studies demonstrate that mindfulness approaches can effectively reduce negative emotional reactions that result from and/or exacerbate… CONTINUE READING
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