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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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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 for people with diabetes and coronary heart disease

Mindfulness-based interventions have been hailed as effective in targeting negative cognitions such as worry and thought suppression, but their ability to improve long-term conditions (LTCs) has remai...

Meditation: Healing more than just minds? Mindfulness intervention for people with diabetes, coronary heart disease

Researchers examine how meditation and mindfulness affect people with diabetes mellitus and coronary heart disease. Mindfulness-based interventions have been hailed as effective in targeting negative ...

Mindfulness-Based Intervention and Substance Abuse Relapse

Mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP) significantly reduced drug use and heavy drinking after 1 year in a trial of 286 participants randomized to receive 3 different aftercare interventions (Bow...

Just 25 minutes of mindfulness meditation alleviates stress, study shows

Mindfulness meditation has become an increasingly popular way for people to improve their mental and physical health, yet most research supporting its benefits has focused on lengthy, weeks-long train...

Pausing Amidst the Chaos: The Power of Mindfulness

How does one develop mindfulness in daily life?

Is Mindfulness Good Medicine?

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

Only 25 minutes of mindfulness meditation alleviates stress

(Carnegie Mellon University) Mindfulness meditation has become an increasingly popular way for people to improve their mental and physical health, yet most research supporting its benefits has focused...

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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...

Effectiveness of a worksite mindfulness-related multi-component health promotion intervention on work engagement and mental health: results of a randomized controlled trial.

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a worksite mindfulness-related multi-component health promotion intervention on work engagement, mental health, need for recovery and ...

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...

Adapting an empirically supported intervention for a new population and setting: findings and lessons learned from proyecto puentes.

With an increasing emphasis on evidence-based practice, the need for social work researchers and practitioners to adapt empirically supported interventions for new populations and cultures is essentia...

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