The Effects of Meditation, Race, and Anxiety on Stroke Survivor Resilience.

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Summary of "The Effects of Meditation, Race, and Anxiety on Stroke Survivor Resilience."

Significant gaps exist in the identification and management of psychological effects of stroke on survivors. Interventions to enhance resilience, the ability to rebound from stress or adversity, could positively impact stroke recovery. The purpose of this study was to test the effect of meditation on resilience of community-dwelling stroke survivors and to identify resilience predictor variables in these survivors.


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Name: The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
ISSN: 1945-2810


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A state of consciousness in which the individual eliminates environmental stimuli from awareness so that the mind can focus on a single thing, producing a state of relaxation and relief from stress. A wide variety of techniques are used to clear the mind of stressful outside interferences. It includes meditation therapy. (Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, 4th ed)

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Anxiety related to the execution of a task. (Campbell's Psychiatric Dictionary, 9th ed.)

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