Mindfulness training as an intervention for substance user incarcerated adolescents: a pilot grounded theory study.

@article{Himelstein2014MindfulnessTA,
  title={Mindfulness training as an intervention for substance user incarcerated adolescents: a pilot grounded theory study.},
  author={Sam Himelstein and Stephen Saul and Alberto Garcia-Romeu and Daniel Pinedo},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2014},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={560-70}
}
Mindfulness-based treatment for adolescents is a clinical and research field still in its infancy. Literature is needed to address specific subcultural populations to expand this growing field. Further, minimal literature addresses the process of teaching mindfulness to adolescents. The current study investigated how to effectively teach mindfulness to 10 incarcerated adolescent substance users (N = 10) in an urban California detention setting. A grounded theory approach was used to collect and… CONTINUE READING

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