Mechanisms of mindfulness.

  title={Mechanisms of mindfulness.},
  author={S. Shapiro and L. Carlson and J. Astin and B. Freedman},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={62 3},
  • S. Shapiro, L. Carlson, +1 author B. Freedman
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical psychology
  • Recently, the psychological construct mindfulness has received a great deal of attention. The majority of research has focused on clinical studies to evaluate the efficacy of mindfulness-based interventions. This line of research has led to promising data suggesting mindfulness-based interventions are effective for treatment of both psychological and physical symptoms. However, an equally important direction for future research is to investigate questions concerning mechanisms of action… CONTINUE READING

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