Mindfulness-based psychotherapies: a review of conceptual foundations, empirical evidence and practical considerations.

  title={Mindfulness-based psychotherapies: a review of conceptual foundations, empirical evidence and practical considerations.},
  author={Nicholas B. Allen and Richard Chambers and Wendy Knight},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  volume={40 4},
OBJECTIVE This paper, composed by an interest group of clinicians and researchers based in Melbourne, presents some background to the practice of mindfulness-based therapies as relevant to the general professional reader. We address the empirical evidence for these therapies, the principles through which they might operate, some practical questions facing those wishing to commence practice in this area or to refer patients into mindfulness-based therapies, and some considerations relevant to… CONTINUE READING


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