Mindfulness training increases momentary positive emotions and reward experience in adults vulnerable to depression: a randomized controlled trial.

  title={Mindfulness training increases momentary positive emotions and reward experience in adults vulnerable to depression: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Nicole Geschwind and Frenk Peeters and Marjan Drukker and Jim van os and Marieke Wichers},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  volume={79 5},
OBJECTIVE To examine whether mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) increases momentary positive emotions and the ability to make use of natural rewards in daily life. METHOD Adults with a life-time history of depression and current residual depressive symptoms (mean age = 43.9 years, SD = 9.6; 75% female; all Caucasian) were randomized to MBCT (n = 64) or waitlist control (CONTROL; n = 66) in a parallel, open-label, randomized controlled trial. The Experience Sampling Method was used to… 

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