Meditation and Emotional Intelligence

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Transcendental Meditation and Reduced Trauma Symptoms in Women Inmates

This pilot study investigated the trauma reducing effects of the Transcendental Meditation program on female prisoners The study was conducted over the 4 month period and measured total tr...

Transcendental Meditation and Reduced Trauma Symptoms in Women Inmates

The pilot study investigates the potential benefits of the Transcendental Meditation program in reducing trauma, including PTSD, in female prisoners. Subjects will be randomly assigned to ...

A Clinical Trial of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) Program on Blood Pressure, Psychological Distress, and Coping

The purpose of this trial is to show that the Transcendental Meditation program can decrease blood pressure in young adults (college students) and is associated with decreased psychologica...

Stress Reduction and Atherosclerotic CVD in Blacks

To evaluate the effectiveness of stress reduction with Transcendental Meditation (TM) on left ventricular hypertrophy, left ventricular function, blood pressure, psychosocial stress and qu...

Stress Reduction & CVD Morbidity and Mortality in Blacks

To compare the effects of two stress reduction techniques, Transcendental Meditation (TM) and Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR), on the control of mild hypertension in elderly Blacks wit...

PubMed Articles [6027 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The Transcendental Meditation Program's Impact on the Symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder of Veterans: An Uncontrolled Pilot Study.

Current treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are only partially effective. This study evaluated whether an extensively researched stress reduction method, the Transcendental Meditation...

fMRI during Transcendental Meditation practice.

This study used a within group design to investigate blood flow patterns (fMRI) in 16 long-term practitioners of Transcendental Meditation (mean practice: 34.3 years with each having over 36,000 h...

The effect of Transcendental Meditation on self-efficacy, perceived stress, and quality of life in mothers in Uganda.

Vulnerable women living in poverty in Uganda, who are primarily single, illiterate mothers, face high levels of physical and psychological stress. Our study assessed the impact of the Transcendental M...

Effect of meditation on psychological distress and brain functioning: A randomized controlled study.

Psychological stability and brain integration are important factors related to physical and mental health and organization effectiveness. This study tested whether a mind-body technique, the Transcend...

The effectiveness of mindfulness meditation for nurses and nursing students: An integrated literature review.

A growing body of literature has identified a range of beneficial physiological and psychological outcomes from the regular practice of mindfulness meditation. For healthcare professionals, mindfulnes...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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)

A class of traumatic stress disorders that is characterized by the significant dissociative states seen immediately after overwhelming trauma. By definition it cannot last longer than 1 month, if it persists, a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (STRESS DISORDERS, POST-TRAUMATIC) is more appropriate.

A disturbance in the prooxidant-antioxidant balance in favor of the former, leading to potential damage. Indicators of oxidative stress include damaged DNA bases, protein oxidation products, and lipid peroxidation products (Sies, Oxidative Stress, 1991, pxv-xvi).

Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.

Treatment to improve one's health condition by using techniques that can reduce PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS; PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS; or both.

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