Loving-Kindness Meditation to Target Affect in Mood Disorders: A Proof-of-Concept Study

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Conventional treatments for mood disorders primarily focus on reducing negative affect, but little on enhancing positive affect. Loving-kindness meditation (LKM) is a traditional meditation practice directly oriented toward enhancing unconditional and positive emotional states of kindness towards oneself and others. We report here two independent and… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2015/269126

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@inproceedings{Hofmann2015LovingKindnessMT, title={Loving-Kindness Meditation to Target Affect in Mood Disorders: A Proof-of-Concept Study}, author={Stefan G. Hofmann and Nicola Petrocchi and James J. Steinberg and Muyu Lin and Kohki Arimitsu and Shelley Kind and Adriana Mendes and Ulrich Stangier}, booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM}, year={2015} }