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Original Source: The Effects of Well-being Interventions on Affect, Attention, Sleep, Social Stress and Pain Regulation

This study is focused on the brain mechanisms and peripheral biological correlates of two different forms of meditation--mindfulness-based and compassion/loving-kindness. Project 1 is focused on the impact of compassion/loving-kindness meditation on emotional reactivity and emotion regulation. Project 2 is focused on the neural and behavioral correlates of mindfulness meditation and attention and pain regulation. In addition, Project 2 will examine the relations between changes...

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Social phobia social anxiety disorder

Social anxiety is the third largest psychological problem in the United States today, affecting 15 million Americans a year. It is far from well understood by the medical community.  Examples...

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Sexual Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) definition of sexual health; "the state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, d...

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Utah study: Mindfulness intervention boosts brain activation for health pleasures

(Salt Lake City) --How can people who are dependent on prescription opioids reduce their cravings? Learn to enjoy other aspects of their lives. That's the key finding in a new study published in the J...

Online mindfulness intervention reduces fatigue, negative work-related worry

Brief online mindfulness interventions requiring only two hours of training and practice per week are effective at reducing fatigue and negative work-related rumination and at improving sleep quality,...

Mindfulness intervention de-stresses cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—A brief mindfulness-based intervention has a positive short-term effect on psychological and behavioral measures as well as proinflammatory signal markers in younger breast cancer surviv...

Benefits of 'Mindfulness' in Nursing - References

This article appeared Nov. 3, 2014 in the online edition of ADVANCE. Kabat-Zinn J. Part I. Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life. Boulder: Sounds True Inc., 2012. ...

Mindfulness intervention boosts brain activation for healthy pleasures

How can people who are dependent on prescription opioids reduce their cravings? Learn to enjoy other aspects of their lives.

Is Mindfulness Good Medicine?

Mindfulness meditation can help alleviate depression and possibly anxiety -- Read more on

Weighing in on the role of mindfulness in slimming down

(Ohio State University) If dieting is on your New Year agenda, it might pay to be mindful of a study suggesting there is little hard evidence that mindfulness leads to weight loss.

Migraine Help From Mindfulness And Meditation

April Flowers for - Your Universe Online According to Psychology Today, the practice of meditation began in the Indus Valley around 5,000 to 3,500 BCE. Since this time, most of the world...

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Return to work after vocational rehabilitation: does mindfulness matter?

Mindfulness has become an important construct in return-to-work (RTW) rehabilitation. The aim of this study was to investigate whether mindfulness is a predictor for RTW, and to examine the indirect e...

Mindfulness meditation as an intervention for binge eating, emotional eating, and weight loss: A systematic review.

Mindfulness-based approaches are growing in popularity as interventions for disordered eating and weight loss. Initial research suggests that mindfulness meditation may be an effective intervention fo...

Does a brief state mindfulness induction moderate disgust-driven social avoidance and decision-making? An experimental investigation.

In this experimental study, we evaluated whether manipulated disgust and mindfulness predicted social avoidance in bowel health contexts. Community participants (n = 101) were randomised to conditio...

Social Media and Social Work Education: Understanding and Dealing with the New Digital World.

Accompanying the multiple benefits and innovations of social media are the complex ethical and pedagogical issues that challenge social work educators. Without a clear understanding of the blurred bou...

A Brief Mindfulness Intervention for College Student Binge Drinkers: A Pilot Study.

The current study sought to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a brief mindfulness intervention aimed to reduce rates and consequences of binge drinking among college students. Participants were...

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