Designing technology tools to support engagement in mindfulness-based interventions: an analysis of teacher and student experiences
- PsychologyDigital health
A key finding was that providing teachers with information on how students practice could support communication around difficulties with home practice and identify questions around the appropriateness of adapting the course in response to participant difficulties and participant preferences.
Meditation Program Enhances Self-efficacy and Resilience of Home-based Caregivers of Older Adults with Alzheimer’s: A Five-year Follow-up Study in Two South Asian Cities
- PsychologyJournal of gerontological social work
Overall the meditation program is an effective intervention, however, it would need to be refined for specific caregiver subgroups such as men, children and children-in-law and those working outside the home, to suit their realities.
Increasing home practice engagement during a mindfulness-based intervention for people with long-term conditions: An exploratory randomised controlled trial
Abstract Background: Regular and sustained mindfulness practice (home practice) is considered a key component by which mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) exert their positive effects (Parsons,…
Meditation to improve the quality of life of community-dwelling ever-single older adults: A multi-city five-year follow-up experiment
- EducationJournal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging
ABSTRACT This article reports a multi-city five-year follow-up study on the effect of meditation in improving the quality of life of community-dwelling ever-single older adults. Post-test quality of…
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Predictors and Effects of Class Attendance and Home Practice of Yoga and Meditation Among Breast Cancer Survivors in a Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) Program
- Psychology, Medicine
Predictors and outcomes of engagement in a Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) program were investigated and class attendance was the best predictor of changes in vigor and improvements in spirituality, and meditation time was thebest predictor of improvements in mood.
A Grounded-Theory Study of Mindfulness Practice Following Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
Theory and research suggest that if participants continue mindfulness practice following mindfulness-based interventions, then they are likely to see greater benefit. However, specific theory about…
Full catastrophe living : how to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation
This practical, step-by-step meditation guide is based on a revolutionary eight-week programme called mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), which stress-relief and meditation expert Jon Kabat-Zinn created at the world-renowned Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Boston.
An outpatient program in behavioral medicine for chronic pain patients based on the practice of mindfulness meditation: theoretical considerations and preliminary results.
- Psychology, MedicineGeneral hospital psychiatry
Relationships between mindfulness practice and levels of mindfulness, medical and psychological symptoms and well-being in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program
- PsychologyJournal of Behavioral Medicine
Increases in mindfulness were found to mediate the relationships between formal mindfulness practice and improvements in psychological functioning, suggesting that the practice of mindfulness meditation leads to increases in mindfulness, which in turn leads to symptom reduction and improved well-being.
Wherever you go, there you are : mindfulness meditation in everyday life
Mindfulness-Based Interventions: An Emerging Phenomenon
- Political Science
I offer an overview of the rapidly growing field of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs). A working definition of mindfulness in this context includes the brahma viharas, sampajanna and appamada,…
Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation
- Psychology, MedicinePsychosomatic medicine
It is demonstrated that a short program in mindfulness meditation produces demonstrable effects on brain and immune function, and suggest that meditation may change brain andimmune function in positive ways and underscore the need for additional research.
Do Mindfulness Meditation Participants Do Their Homework? And Does It Make a Difference? A Review of the Empirical Evidence
- PsychologyJournal of Cognitive Psychotherapy
Mindfulness-based interventions have been shown to alleviate symptoms of a wide range of physical and mental health conditions. Regular between-session practice of mindfulness meditation is among the…