Mental balance and well-being: building bridges between Buddhism and Western psychology.

@article{Wallace2006MentalBA,
  title={Mental balance and well-being: building bridges between Buddhism and Western psychology.},
  author={B. Alan Wallace and Shauna L. Shapiro},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2006},
  volume={61 7},
  pages={
          690-701
        }
}
Clinical psychology has focused primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of mental disease, and only recently has scientific attention turned to understanding and cultivating positive mental health. The Buddhist tradition, on the other hand, has focused for over 2,500 years on cultivating exceptional states of mental well-being as well as identifying and treating psychological problems. This article attempts to draw on centuries of Buddhist experiential and theoretical inquiry as well as… 
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