Mindfulness-based stress reduction for stress management in healthy people: a review and meta-analysis.

  title={Mindfulness-based stress reduction for stress management in healthy people: a review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Alberto Chiesa and Alessandro Serretti},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  volume={15 5},
  • A. Chiesa, A. Serretti
  • Published 18 May 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of alternative and complementary medicine
BACKGROUND Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a clinically standardized meditation that has shown consistent efficacy for many mental and physical disorders. Less attention has been given to the possible benefits that it may have in healthy subjects. The aim of the present review and meta-analysis is to better investigate current evidence about the efficacy of MBSR in healthy subjects, with a particular focus on its benefits for stress reduction. MATERIALS AND METHODS A literature… 

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