Friday, August 24, 2007

How can mindfulness help?

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy can help in many stressful conditions including anxiety and depression. Meditation is recommended as the third line of treatment in 2006-2007, Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines.

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To learn more about mindfulness therapy visit :

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy

website of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School

Research Articles:

A randomized, wait-list controlled clinical trial: the effect of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction program on mood and symptoms of stress in cancer outpatients.

Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress and levels of cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) and melatonin in breast and prostate cancer outpatients.

A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distraction.

In search of inner wisdom: guided mindfulness meditation in the context of suicide.

Mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction: experience with a bilingual inner-city program.

Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health-related quality of life: findings from a bilingual inner-city patient population.

Mindfulness meditation to reduce symptoms after organ transplant: a pilot study.

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