The role of mindfulness in positive reappraisal.

  title={The role of mindfulness in positive reappraisal.},
  author={Eric L. Garland and Susan Gaylord and Jongbae Park},
  volume={5 1},
Mindfulness meditation is increasingly well known for therapeutic efficacy in a variety of illnesses and conditions, but its mechanism of action is still under debate in scientific circles. In this paper, we propose a hypothetical causal model that argues for the role of mindfulness in positive reappraisal coping. Positive reappraisal is a critical component of meaning-based coping that enables individuals to adapt successfully to stressful life events. Mindfulness, as a metacognitive form of… CONTINUE READING
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