The Role of Mindfulness and Psychological Flexibility in Somatization, Depression, Anxiety, and General Psychological Distress in a Nonclinical College Sample

  title={The Role of Mindfulness and Psychological Flexibility in Somatization, Depression, Anxiety, and General Psychological Distress in a Nonclinical College Sample},
  author={Akihiko Masuda and Erin C. Tully},
  journal={Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary \& Alternative Medicine},
  pages={66 - 71}
  • A. Masuda, Erin C. Tully
  • Published 1 January 2012
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine
The current study investigated whether mindfulness and psychological flexibility uniquely and separately accounted for variability in psychological distress (somatization, depression, anxiety, and general psychological distress). An ethnically diverse, nonclinical sample of college undergraduates (N = 494, 76% female) completed a Web-based survey that included the self-report measures of interest. Consistent with prior research, psychological flexibility and mindfulness were positively… Expand

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