Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Health Care Professionals: Results From a Randomized Trial

@article{Shapiro2005MindfulnessBasedSR,
  title={Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Health Care Professionals: Results From a Randomized Trial},
  author={Shauna L. Shapiro and John A. Astin and Scott R. Bishop and Matthew J. Cordova},
  journal={International Journal of Stress Management},
  year={2005},
  volume={12},
  pages={164-176}
}
The literature is replete with evidence that the stress inherent in health care negatively impacts health care professionals, leading to increased depression, decreased job satisfaction, and psychological distress. In an attempt to address this, the current study examined the effects of a short-term stress management program, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), on health care professionals. Results from this prospective randomized controlled pilot study suggest that an 8-week MBSR… 
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