Mindfulness Training as a Clinical Intervention: A Conceptual and Empirical Review

  title={Mindfulness Training as a Clinical Intervention: A Conceptual and Empirical Review},
  author={Ruth Baer},
  journal={Clinical Psychology-science and Practice},
  • R. Baer
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology-science and Practice
Interventions based on training in mindfulness skills are becoming increasingly popular. Mindfulness involves intentionally bringing one's attention to the internal and external experiences occurring in the present moment, and is often taught through a variety of meditation exercises. This review summarizes conceptual approaches to mind-fulness and empirical research on the utility of mindfulness-based interventions. Meta-analytic techniques were incorporated to facilitate quantification of… Expand

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