Mindfulness Goes to Work: Impact of an Online Workplace Intervention

  title={Mindfulness Goes to Work: Impact of an Online Workplace Intervention},
  author={Kimberly A Aikens and John A. Astin and Kenneth R. Pelletier and Kristin Levanovich and Catherine M. Baase and Yeo Yung Park and Catherine Bodnar},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
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