Meditation Lowers Stress and Supports Forgiveness Among College Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial

@article{Oman2008MeditationLS,
  title={Meditation Lowers Stress and Supports Forgiveness Among College Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={D. Oman and S. Shapiro and C. Thoresen and T. Plante and T. Flinders},
  journal={Journal of American College Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={56},
  pages={569 - 578}
}
Objective and Participants: The authors evaluated the effects on stress, rumination, forgiveness, and hope of two 8-week, 90-min/wk training programs for college undergraduates in meditation-based stress-management tools. Methods: After a pretest, the authors randomly allocated college undergraduates to training in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR; n = 15), Easwaran's Eight-Point Program (EPP; n = 14), or wait-list control (n = 15). The authors gathered pretest, posttest, and 8-week… Expand

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