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This paper is a response to an invitation by the editors of this special issue to write a first person account about mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher education as it developed within the Stress Reduction Clinic (SRC) and Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society (CFM) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. As the founder of Oasis Institute, I have attempted to describe, in very personal terms, the ground out of which Oasis emerged and the ways this ground shaped the intention, educational trajectory, pedagogy, and infrastructure of Oasis Institute.
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Name: Current opinion in psychology
The paper begins with a brief overview of the current field of mindfulness and MBSR. Following this, the paper identifies and details nine domains of MBSR teacher education to consider going forward.
The purpose of this study is to form a better understanding of job satisfaction and retention of clinical teachers in the dedicated education unit (DEU) and in non-DEU clinical education models.
Higher education teachers are increasingly challenged to adopt student-centered approaches.
Planning the learning task is one of the principal actions that a teacher should engage in, and it is important to know how teachers in the pre-service phase plan learning and communication tasks and ...
People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) exhibit comorbidity with anxiety. The aim of this study was the investigation of the perception of teachers on anxiety in school children with ASD. The Scale...
The aim is to evaluate the effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction among school teachers in Danish schools on mental weii-being in the teachers and their pupils. The study is a...
The study involved a one-group (n=19) mixed methods design using using pretest-posttest surveys and qualitative analysis of written reflections was used to explore the meaning and outcomes...
Objectives. The primary objective of the current proposal is to identify teacher-related factors that can be feasibly measured and shown to predict mindfulness-based intervention (MBI) par...
The purpose of this study is to study the effects of an education and skill-building intervention on family caregivers of Veterans with dementia.
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) vs a one-day MBSR seminar improves immune (CD4+ T lymphocytes) and virological (HIV viral load...
Education via communication media (correspondence, radio, television, computer networks) with little or no in-person face-to-face contact between students and teachers. (ERIC Thesaurus, 1997)
Process for making, building or constructing a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model by laying down many successive thin layers of building material.
Unique slender cells with multiple processes extending along the capillary vessel axis and encircling the vascular wall, also called mural cells. Pericytes are imbedded in the BASEMENT MEMBRANE shared with the ENDOTHELIAL CELLS of the vessel. Pericytes are important in maintaining vessel integrity, angiogenesis, and vascular remodeling.
The middle coat of blood vessel walls, composed principally of thin, cylindrical, smooth muscle cells and elastic tissue. It accounts for the bulk of the wall of most arteries. The smooth muscle cells are arranged in circular layers around the vessel, and the thickness of the coat varies with the size of the vessel.
Education for specific trades or occupations.
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Stress is caused by your perception of situations around you and then the reaction of your body to them. The automatic stress response to unexpected events is known as 'fight or flight'. Discovered by Walter Cannon in 1932, it is the release of h...