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Research on Mindfulness

 

Research update

Research into mindfulness, academics on mindfulness

The research presented on this page is not exhaustive, we know there are 1000s more studies that have taken place, and more starting all the time. We would welcome citations of other relevant research which we can add to the pages.

Introduction

Over the last 40 years, mindfulness has been the subject of much research. Thousands of research papers have now been written on the applications of mindfulness, and its impacts on people's lives. This page provides links to a sample of this research. There is a huge volume of information on this page, so you may find it helpful to use the "Quick Links" in the box on the right of this page. Alternatively you can use the "Search box" to search for specific authors or papers. Pages are listed under each heading in alphabetical order by author. Some papers are listed several times if they relate to different topics or conditions.

Some of these papers are freely available on the internet, but others may need to be purchased. Due to this, we have not provided links to the papers on this page. If you need to access any of the papers listed on this page, please copy the title and authors from this page and paste it into a search engine which should easily locate it.

Mindfulness training involves practicing some well researched meditation exercises and using some simple stretching exercises, based on Yoga, to focus attention. As mindfulness uses some specific meditation exercises such as the body scan and focusing on the breath, we have included a number of research studies relating to meditation. Although many meditation practices may differ from those taught on a mindfulness course, the findings are likely to be equally applicable to mindfulness.

In the "Clinical applications of Mindfulness for specific conditions", you will find a wealth of research into the use of mindfulness to assist the treatment of a range of conditions ranging from Blood pressure to Visual sensitivity.

Mindfulnet site users may also wish to look at  the Mindfulness Research Monthly bulletin, produced by The Mindfulness Research Guide for the purpose of keeping researchers and practitioners informed of current mindfulness research. 

 

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Mindfulness at work

 

Mindfulness has been adapted for work

The following is a list of workplace specific mindfulness research

Baer et al 2012    Weekly change in mindfulness and perceived stress in a MBSR: Journal of clinical Psychology

Bazarko et al (2013). Journal of Workplace Behavioural Health; vol.28, issue 2, pp.107-133.    "The impact of an innovative mindfulness-based stress reduction program on the health and wellbeing of nurses in a corporate setting".

Beckman, H. B., Wendland, M., Mooney, C., Krasner, M. S., et al. (2012).     The impact of a program in mindful communication on primary care physicians. Academic Medicine, 87(6), 1-5.  

Bostoket et al (2013)    Can finding headspace reduce work stress? Randomised controlled workplace trial of mindfulness app. Psychosomatic Medicine 75 (3) A36-A37

Dane E, Brummel BJ ,2013 (2013)  Examining workplace mindfulness and its relations to job performance and turnover intention.  Human Relations, forthcoming.

Dane, E. (2010). Paying attention to mindfulness and its effects on task performance in the workplace. Journal of Management 37(4), 997-1018.

Davidson, R.J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schumacher, J., et al. (2003)     Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, 564-570

Flook et al (2013)    Mindfulness for teachers: A pilot study to assess effects on stress, burnout and teaching efficiency.  Mind, brain and education 7 (3) 182-195

Franco et al (2010)     Reducing teacher's psychological distress through a mindfulness training programme.  The Spanish Journal of psychology 13 (2) 184-189

Gold et al (2009)    Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) for primary school teachers.  Journal of Child and Family studies 19 (2) 184-189

Goodman,  M.  J.  &  Schorling,  J.  B.  (2012).      A mindfulness  course  decreases  burnout  and improves well-being  among  healthcare providers.  The  International  Journal  of  Psychiatry  in Medicine,  43(2),  119-28.

Hafenbrack, A. C., Kinias, Z., & Barsade, S. G. (2013). Debiasing the Mind Through Meditation Mindfulness and the Sunk-Cost Bias. Psychological Science, 6 December, doi: 0956797613503853. View PDF

Hunter J and McCormick D,     Mindfulness in the Workplace: An Exploratory Study.  Paper presented at the meeting of the 2008 Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Anaheim, CA.

Jha AP, Stanley EA, Kiyonaga A, Wong L, Gelfand L (2010)      Examining the protective effects of mindfulness training on working memory capacity and affective experience, Emotion, Vol 10(1), 54-64

Klatt et al (2009)    The effects of low dose Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR_ld) on working adults. Health Education and Behaviour 36 (3) 212 -233

Limm, H., Gundel, H., Heinmuller, M., Marten-Mittag, B., Nater, U. M.,Siegrist, J., & Angerer, P. (2011).    Stress management interventions in the workplace improve stress reactivity: A randomized controlled trial. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 68, 126 -133. doi:10.1136/oem.2009.054148

Mackenzie et al (2006)    A Brief mindfulness based stress reduction intervention for nurses and nurses aides. Applied Nursing Research  19 (2) 105 -9

McGarrigle and Walsh (2011)    Mindfulness, self-care, and wellness in social work: effects of contemplative training.  Journal of Religion and spirituality in Social work: social thought  30(3) 212-233

Mental Health Foundation (2010).      Mindfulness Report (London: Mental Health Foundation)

Mindfulness, Positivity and Work Engagement (2012)    Mindfulness Research at LJMU by Lim Hui Jia (To be published shortly)

Nicole de Zoysa, Florian A. Ruths, James Walsh, Jane Hutton (2012)     Mindfulness-Based  Cognitive Therapy for Mental Health Professionals: a Long-Term Quantitative Follow-up Study TY  - JOUR PY  - 2012 J2  - Mindfulness SN  - 1868-8527 T2  - Mindfulness DO  - 10.1007/s12671-012-0176-4 TI  

Poulin et al (2008)    Mindfulness training as an evidence based approach to reducing stress and promoting well-being among human services professionals.  International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 46 (2) 35-43

Reb J, Narayanan J, & Chaturvedi S, 2012.    Leading Mindfully: Two Studies on the Influence of Supervisor Trait Mindfulness on Employee Well-Being and Performance: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Reb J, Narayanan, J, & Ho ZW, (2013).     Mindfulness at Work: Antecedents and Consequences of Employee Awareness and Absent-mindedness. Mindfulness, forthcoming.

Schenstrom et al (2006)    Mindfulness based cognitive attitude training for primary care staff: A pilot study.  Complimentary Health Practice Review 11 (3) 144 - 152

Shapiro et al (2005)    Mindfulness based stress reduction for health care professionals: Results from a randomized trial.  International Journal of Stress Management 12 (2) 164-176

Smith et al (2011)    Mindfulness is associated with fewer PTSD symptoms... In urban fire-fighters.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 79(5) 613-617

Stanley and Jha (2009)    Mind fitness: Improving operational effectiveness and building warrior resilience. Joint Force Quarterly, 55, 144-151.

Theresa M. Glomb, Michelle K. Duffy, Joyce E. Bono and Tao Yang,(2011):     Mindfulness at work.  Personnel and Human Resources Management, Volume 30, 115-157   

Theresa M. Glomb, Michelle K. Duffy, Joyce E. Bono, Tao Yang (2011)    Mindfulness at Work, in Aparna Joshi, Hui Liao, Joseph J. Martocchio (ed.) Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management (Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, Volume 30), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.115-157

Walach, H., Nord, E., Zier, C., Dietz-Waschkowski, B., Kersig, S., and Schu, H. (2007) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction as a Method for Personnel Development: A Pilot Evaluation. American Psychological Association, 14 (2)188-198.

Walach, Nord et al (2007)     Mindfulness based stress reduction as a method for personnel development - a pilot evaluation.  International Journal of Stress Management (2007) Volume: 14, Issue: 2 pages 188-198  

Wolever RQ, Bobinet KJ, et al. (2012)     Effective and viable mind-body stress reduction in the workplace: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Occupational Health Psycholpgy 2012 Apr;17(2):246-58.  

Wolever RQ, Bobinet KJ, McCabe K, Mackenzie ER, Fekete E, Kusnick CA, Baime M.    Effective and viable mind-body stress reduction in the workplace: a randomized controlled trial. J Occup Health Psychol. 2012 Apr;17(2):246-58. doi: 10.1037/a0027278. Epub 2012 Feb 20.

Zhang J, Ding W, Li Y, & Wu C, 2013..    Task complexity matters: The influence of trait mindfulness on task and safety performance of nuclear power plant operators. Personality and Individual Differences 55, 433-439

More mindfulness research relevant to the workplace

 

Buser, T. J., Buser, J. K., Peterson, C. H., & Seraydarian, D. G. (2012).     Influence of mindfulness practice on counseling skills  development. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 4(1), 20-36.

Chang, V. (2004)    The effects of a mindfulness-based stress reduction program on stress, mindfulness self-efficacy, and positive states of mind. Stress and Health, 20, 141-147

Crane, R. & Kuyken, W. (2012).     The implementation of mindfulness based cognitive therapy: Learning from the UK health service experience.  Mindfulness.

Galantino, M., Baime, M., Maguire, M., Szapary, P., & Farrer, J. (2005)..    Association of psychological and physiological measures of stress in health-care professionals during an 8-week mindfulness meditation program: Mindfulness in practice. Stress and Health: Journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress, 21(4), 255-261

Geller, R., Krasner, M., & Korones, D. (2010).     Clinician self-care: The applications of mindfulness-based approaches in preventing professional burnout and compassion fatigue. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 39(2), 366.

Gura, S. T. (2010).     Mindfulness in occupational therapy education. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 24(3), 266-273.

Lau, M., Colley, L., Willett, B., & Lynd, L. (2012).      Employee's preferences for access to  mindfulness based cognitive therapy to reduce  the risk of depressive relapse-A discrete  choice  experiment. Mindfulness.

Lee, J. J. (2012).     Teaching mindfulness at a public  research university. Journal of College and Character, 13(2), 9.

McCormick, Donald W & Hunter J (2008)  exploratory study.    Mindfulness in the workplace: an exploratory study.

Oman, D., Shapiro, S. L., Thoresen, C. E., Plante, T. G., & Flinders, T. (2008).  Meditation lowers stress and supports forgiveness among college students: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of American College Health, 56 (5), 569-578.

Shapiro, S., Astin, J., Bishop, S., & Cordove, M. (2005).     Mindfulness-based stress reduction for health care professionals: results from a randomized trail. International Journal of Stress management, 12(2), 164-176.

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Andersson, L., King, R., & Lalande, L. (2010). Dialogical mindfulness in supervision role-play. Counseling and Psychotherapy Research, (1), 1-8.

Baer R.A., 2003, 'Mindfulness Training as a Clinical Intervention: A Conceptual and Empirical Review,' Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 10(2): 125-143.

Baer,R.A, Carmody,J., & Hunsinger, M. (2012).  Weekly  change  in  mindfulness  and  perceived stress  in  a  mindfulness based  stress  reduction  program. Journal  of  Clinical  Psychology.

Bowen, S., Haworth, K., Grow, J., … Kohlenberg, R.  (2012). Interpersonal  mindfulness  informed  by
functional  analytic  psychotherapy:  Findings  from a  pilot  randomized  trial. International  Journal  of  Behavioral  Consultation  and  Therapy, 7(2-3), 9-15.

Davis, L. & Kurzban, S. (2012). Mindfulness Based  treatment for people with severe mental illness:  A literature review. American Journal of Psychiatric  Rehabilitation, 15(2), 202-32.

Denton, R., & Sears, R. (2009). The clinical uses of mindfulness. In J.Allen, E. Wolf, & L. VandeCreek, (Eds.), Innovations in clinical practice (pp. 135-148). Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press.

Frye,  L.  A.  &  Spates,  C.  R.  (2012).  Prolonged exposure,  mindfulness,  and  emotion  regulation  for  the  treatment  of  PTSD.  Clinical  Case  Studies

Fortney, L. & Taylor, M. (2010). Meditation in medical practice: A review of the evidence and practice. Primary Care, 37(1), 81-90.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1996), Mindfulness Meditation: What it is, What it isn't, And It's Role in Health Care and Medicine, in Haruli, Y., Ishii, Y., and Suzuki, M. , Comparative and Psychological Study on Meditation, Eburon, Netherlands,  p. 161-169.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2000). Participatory medicine. Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 14, 239-240

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2002). Commentary on Majumdar et al.: mindfulness meditation for health. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 8(6), 731-735

Kabat-Zinn, J., Mindfulness Meditation: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Its Role in Health Care and Medicine, in Haryuki, J. Ishii, Y, and Suzuki, M., (Eds.) Comparative and Psychological Study on Meditation , 1996 161-170.

Lee, W. K. & Bang, H. J. (2010). The effects of mindfulness-based group intervention on the mental health of middle-aged korean women in community. Stress and Health.

Lange, K., Gorbunova, A., & Christ, O. (2012). The influence of mindfulness on different aspects of  pain perception and affective reactivity to pain: feasibility of a multimethodical approach. Mindfulness. 

Mackenzie, M., Carlson, L., Munoz, M., & Speca, M., (2007). A qualitative study of self-perceived effects of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in a psychosocial oncology setting. Stress and Health: Journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress, 23(1), 59-69. 

Miller, J.J. (1993). The unveiling of traumatic memories and emotions through mindfulness and concentration meditation: Clinical implications and three Case reports. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 25(2), 169-180.

 

Mars, T. S. & Abbey, H. (2010). Mindfulness meditation practise as a healthcare intervention: A systematic review. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 13(2), 56-66.

Sanders, K. M. (2010). Mindfulness and psychotherapy. Focus, 8(1), 19-24.

Shigaki, C., Glass, B., & Schopp, L. (2006). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Medical Settings. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 13(3), 209-216.

Silpakit, C. & Silpakit, O. (2010). Mindfulness meditation and mental well-being indicators. Journal of Mental Health of Thailand, 16(1), 24.

Sisterhen, L. L. (2010). Cultivating mindfulness. The Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society, 106(9), 197.

Slade, M. (2010). Mental illness and well-being: The central importance of positive psychology and recovery approaches. BMC Health Services Research, 10(1), 26.

Williams, J. M. (2010b). Mindfulness and psychological process. Emotion, 10(1), 1-7.

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Mindfulness improves well being and healthClinical applications of mindfulness for children & families

Adkins, A. D., Singh, A. N., Winton, A. S., McKeegan, G. F., & Singh, S. (2010). Using a mindfulness-based procedure in the community: Translating research to practice. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 175-183.

Bazzano, A., Wolfe, C., Zylovska, L., Wang, S., Schuster, E., Barrett, C., et al. (2010). Stress-Reduction and improved well-being following a pilot community-based participatory mindfulness-based stress-reduction (MBSR) program for parents/caregivers of children with developmental disabilities. Disability and Health Journal, 3(2Birnbaum L.,  2005 Jun 23, Adolescent aggression and differentiation of self: guided mindfulness meditation in the service of individuation. The Scientific World Journal [electronic resource]. Vol. 5, 478-489.

Burke, C. A. (2010). Mindfulness-Based approaches with children and adolescents: A preliminary review of current research in an emergent field. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 133-144.

Coatsworth, J. D., Duncan, L. G., Greenberg, M. T., & Nix, R. L. (2010). Changing parent's mindfulness, child management skills and relationship quality with their youth: Results from a randomized pilot intervention trial. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 203-217.

Cohen, J. A. S. & Semple, R. (2010). Mindful parenting: A call for research. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 145-51.

Dellbridge, C. A. & Lubbe, C. (2010). Clinical perspective an adolescent's subjective experiences of mindfulness. Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 21(2), 167-180.

Duncan, L. G. & Bardacke, N. (2010). Mindfulness-Based childbirth and parenting education: Promoting family mindfulness during the perinatal period. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 190-202.

Flook, L., Smalley, S. L., Kitil, M. J., Galla, B. M., Kaiser-Greenland, S., Locke, J., et al. (2010). Effects of mindful awareness practices on executive functions in elementary school children. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 26(1), 70-95.

Hastings, R. P. & Singh, N. N. (2010). Mindfulness, children, and families. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 131-32.

Liehr, P. & Diaz, N. (2010). A pilot study examining the effect of mindfulness on depression and anxiety for minority children. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 24(1), 69-71.

MacDonald, E. E. & Hastings, R. P. (2010). Mindful parenting and care involvement of fathers of children with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 236-40.

Napoli M., 2005, Mindfulness Training for Elementary School Students: The Attention Academy. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 21 (1), 99-125.

Orsillo Susan M  and Lizabeth Roemer (eds.) Acceptance and mindfulness-based approaches to anxiety: Conceptualization and treatment, (Series in anxiety and related disorders) New York: Springer Science + Business Media.

Piet, J., Hougaard, E., Hecksher, M. S., & Rosenberg, N. K. (2010). A randomized pilot study of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and group cognitive-behavioral therapy for young adults with social phobia. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology.

Pigni, A. (2010). A first-person account of using mindfulness as a therapeutic tool in the palestinian territories. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 152-156.

Semple, R. J., Lee, J., Rosa, D., & Miller, L. F. (2010). A randomized trial of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children: Promoting mindful attention to enhance social-emotional resiliency in children. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 218-229.

Semple R. J., Reid E.F.G. and Miller L., 2005, Treating anxiety with mindfulness: An open trial of mindfulness training for anxious children. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 19 (4), 379-392.

Semple R. J., Reid E.F.G. and Miller L., 2006, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for children. Chapter 7 in Ruth Baer (ed.) Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician's Guide to Evidence Base and Applications (Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional Series). New York: Elsevier Academic Press.

Singh N.N., Wechsler H. A., Curits W. J., Sabaawi M. et al., 2002, Effects of role-play and mindfulness training on enhancing the family friendliness of the admissions treatment team process. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 10 (2), 90-98.

Singh, N. N., Lancioni, G. E., Winton, A. S. W., Singh, J., Singh, A. N., Adkins, A. D., et al. (2010). Training in mindful caregiving transfers to parent-child interactions. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 167-174.

Singh, N. N., Singh, A. N., Lancioni, G. E., et al. (2010). Mindfulness training for parents and their children with ADHD increases the children's compliance. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 157-166

Wagner E. E., Rathus J.H., and Miller A.L., 2006, Mindfulness in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for adolescents. Chapter 8 in Ruth Baer (ed.) Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician's Guide to Evidence Base and Applications (Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional Series). New York: Elsevier Academic Press.

Wall R. B., 2005, Tai Chi and mindfulness-based stress reduction in a Boston Public Middle School. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 19 (4), 230-237.

Williams, K. L. & Wahler, R. G. (2010). Are mindful parents more authoritative and less authoritarian? An analysis of clinic-referred mothers. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 230-235.

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professional people use mindfulness at workClinical applications of Mindfulness for specific conditions

Please find below research into the applications of mindfulness for a range of conditions. Click the links below or scroll down the page.

ADHD, Aggression, Alcohol abuse, Bipolar disorderBlood pressure, Brain injuriesCancer, Chronic Pain, Depression & anxiety, Diabetes, Eating disorders, Fibromyalgia, Heart Disease, Hepatitis/ HIV /AidsImmune System, Learning difficulties, OCD, Parkingsons disease,   Quality of life,Organ transplants, Preventing relapse, Pregnancy, Psoriasis, Multiple Sclerosis, Sleep problems, Smoking Cessation, Stress Reduction, Substance abuse and addictions, Tinnitus, Visual sensitivity

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Impact of mindfulness on ADHD

Duke University. (J. Mitchell, P.I.). Executive functioning and mindfulness in adults with
attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder imaging. Trial # NCT01629914.

Krisanaprakornkit , T., Ngamjarus, C., Witoonchart, C., & Piyavhatkul, N. (2010). Meditation therapies for attentiondeficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 16(6), No. CD006507. [link]

Krisanaprakornkit T., Witoonchart C., & Krisanaprakornkit W. (2007). Meditation therapies for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2, CD006507.

Singh, N. N., Singh, A. N., Lancioni, G. E., et al. (2010). Mindfulness training for parents and their children with ADHD increases the children's compliance. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(2), 157-166. [link]

Zylowska, L., Ackerman, D. L., Yang, M. H., Futrell, J. L., Horton, N. L., Hale, T. S., et al. (2008). Mindfulness meditation training in adults and adolescents with ADHD: A feasibility study. Journal of Attention Disorders, 11(6), 737-746. 2007 Mindfulness

 

Impact of mindfulness on aggression

Borders, A., Earleywine, M., & Jajodia, A. (2010). Could mindfulness decrease anger, hostility, and aggression by decreasing rumination? Aggressive Behavior, 36(1), 28- 44.

Singh, N. N., Wahler, R. G., Adkins, A. D., Myers, R. E., & The Mindfulness Research Group. (2003). Soles of the feet: A mindfulness-based self-control intervention for aggression by an individual with mild mental retardation and mental illness. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 24(3), 158-169.

 

Impact of mindfulness on alcohol related problems (See also substance & drugs abuse)

Garland, E. L., Gaylord, S. A., Boettiger, C. A., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Mindfulness training modifies cognitive, affective, and physiological mechanisms implicated in alcohol dependence: Results of a randomized controlled pilot trial. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 42(2).

Marlatt, G. A., Witkiewitz, K., Dillworth, T. M., Bowen, S. W., Parks, G. A., Macpherson, L. M., et al. (2004). Vipassana meditation as a treatment for alcohol and drug use disorders.

Zgierska, A., Rabago, D., Zuelsdroff, M., et al. (2008). Mindfulness meditation for alcohol relapse prevention: A feasibility pilot study. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 2(3), 165- 173.

Impact of mindfulness on Autism

Ferraioli, S. & Harris, S. (2012). Comparative effects of mindfulness and skills based parent training programs for parents of  children with autism: Feasibility and preliminary outcome data. Mindfulness. 

Sequeira, S. & Ahmed, M. (2012). Meditation as a  potential therapy for autism: A review. Autism Research and Treatment, 2012, Article ID 835847.

Impact of mindfulness on Astma

Pbert,L., Madison, J. M., Druker, S., Olendzki, N., et al. (2012). Effect of mindfulness training on asthma quality of life and lung function: A  randomised controlled trial. Thorax.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22544892

 

Impact of mindfulness on anxiety (see depression and anxiety)

 

Impact of mindfulness on Bipolar disorders

Weber, B., Jermann, F., Gex-Fabry, M., Nallet, A., et al. (2010). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder: A feasibility trial. European Psychiatry. [link]

 

Impact of mindfulness on blood pressure

Carlson, L., Speca, M., Faris, P., & Patel, K. (2007). One year pre-post intervention follow-up of psychological, immune, endocrine and blood pressure outcomes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Brain Behavioral Immunology, 21(8), 1038-49.

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Impact of mindfulness on brain injuries

Bedard, M., Felteau, M., Mazmanian, D., Fedyk, K., Klein, R., Richardson, J., Parkinson, W., & Minthorn-Biggs, M. (2003). Pilot evaluation of a mindfulness-based intervention to improve quality of life among individuals who sustained traumatic brain injuries. Disability and Rehabilitation, 25(13), 722-731.

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Impact of mindfulness on cancer

Ando, M., Morita, T., Akechi, T., & Ifuku,Y. (2010). A qualitative study of mindfulness-based meditation therapy in Japanese cancer patients. Supportive Care in Cancer. 

Bauer-Wu, S., Sullivan, A. M., Rosenbaum, E., et al. (2008). Facing the challenges of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with mindfulness meditation: A pilot study. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 7(2). 62-69.

Carlson , L. & Garland, S. (2005). Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on sleep, mood, stress and fatigue symptoms in cancer outpatients. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 12(4), 278-285. 

Carlson LE , Speca M , Faris P , Patel KD , One year pre-post intervention follow-up of psychological, immune, endocrine and blood pressure outcomes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in breast and prostate cancer outpatients, Brain Behav Immun. 2007 Nov;21(8):1038-49. Epub 2007 May 22.

Carlson LE , Speca M , Patel KD , Goodey E , Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress, and immune parameters in breast and prostate cancer outpatients, Psychosomatic Medicine,2003 Jul-Aug;65(4):571-81.

Carlson, L. & Brown, K. (2005). Validation of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale in a cancer population. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58(1),29-33. 

Carlson, L., Speca, M, Patel, K., & Goodey, E. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress, and immune parameters in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65(4), 571-81.

Carlson, L., Speca, M., Faris, P., & Patel, K. (2007). One year pre-post intervention follow-up of psychological, immune, endocrine and blood pressure outcomes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Brain Behavioral Immunology, 21(8), 1038-49.

Foley, E., Baillie, A., Huxter, M., Price, M., & Sinclair, E. (2010). Mindfulness-Based cognitive therapy for individuals whose lives have been affected by cancer: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(1), 72-79.

Greene, P. B., Philip, E. J., Poppito, S. R., & Schnur, J. B.  (2012). Mindfulness and psychosocial care in  cancer: Historical context and review of current  and potential applications. Palliative and  Supportive Care.  

Kvillemo, P. & Bränström, R. (2010). Experiences of a mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention among patients with cancer. Cancer Nursing. [link]

Mansky PJ , Wallerstedt DB ., Complementary medicine in palliative care and cancer symptom management, Cancer J. 2006 Sep-Oct;12(5):425-31.

Mansky PJ, Wallerstedt DB. Complementary medicine in palliative care and cancer symptom management. Cancer J 2006; 12(5):425-31

Massion A. O., Teas J., Hebert J.R., Wertheimer, M.D., Kabat-Zinn, J., Meditation, melatonin and breast/prostate cancer: hypothesis and preliminary data, Medical Hypotheses, 44(1), 39-46. Jan, 1995.

Matchim Y, Armer JM. Measuring the psychological impact of mindfulness meditation on health among patients with cancer: a literature review. Oncology Nurs Forum 2007; 34(5):1059-66.

MC1 Carlson, L. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress and levels of cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) and melatonin in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 29 (4), 448-474

Saxe, G. A., Hebert, J. R., Carmody, J. F., Kabat-Zinn, J., Rosenzweig, P., Jarzobski, D., Reed, G. W., Blute, R. D., Can diet in conjunction with stress reduction affect the rate of increase in prostate specific antigens after biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer? The Journal of Urology, 166, 2002 - 2007, 2001.

Saxe, G., Hebert, J., Carmody, J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Rosenzweig, P., Jarzobski, D., Reed, G., & Blute, R.(2001). Can diet in conjunction with stress reduction affect the rate of increase in prostate specific antigen after biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer? Journal of Urology, 166(6), 2202-2207. 

Shapiro, S., Bootzin, R., Figueredo, A., Lopez, A., & Schwartz, G. (2003). The efficacy of mindfulness-based stress reduction in the treatment of sleep disturbance in women with breast cancer: an exploratory study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 54(1), 85-91.

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Speca, M., Carlson, L.E., Goodey, E., Angen, M., A randomized, wait-list controlled trail: the effect of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction program on mood and symptoms of stress in cancer outpatients. Psychosomatic Medicine, 62, 613 - 622, 2000.

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Impact of mindfulness on chronic painMindfulness for health and well being

Carson, J. W., F. J. Keefe, et al. (2005). "Loving-kindness meditation for chronic low back pain: results from a pilot trial." J Holist Nurs 23(3): 287-304.

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Kabat-Zinn, J. (1982). An outpatient program in behavioral medicine for chronic pain patients, based on the practice of mindfulness meditation. General Hospital Psychiatry, 7(1), 71-72.

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Impact of mindfulness on depression, anxiety & psychological mindfulness can reduce over thinkingdistress

 

Arch, J. J. & Craske, M. G. (2010). Laboratory stressors in clinically anxious and non-anxious individuals: The moderating role of mindfulness. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48(6), 495-505.

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Britton, W. B., Haynes, P. L., Fridel, K. W.,& Bootzin, R. R. (2010). Polysomnographic and subjective profiles of sleep continuity before and after mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in partially remitted depression. Psychosomatic Medicine, 72.

Chen, K. W., Berger, C. C., Manheimer, E., …Lejuez, C.  W. (2012). Meditative therapies for reducing anxiety: A systematic review and meta analysis  of randomized controlled trials. Depression and  Anxiety. 

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Goldin, P. R. & Gross, J. J. (2010). Effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on emotion regulation in social anxiety disorder. Emotion, 10(1), 83-91.

Hargus, E., Crane, C., Barnhofer, T., & Williams, J. M. (2010). Effects of mindfulness on meta-awareness and specificity of describing prodromal symptoms in suicidal depression. Emotion, 10(1), 34-42.

Hofmann, S. G., Sawyer, A. T., Witt, A. A., & Oh, D. (2010). The effect of mindfulness-based therapy on anxiety and depression: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(2), 169-83.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Chapman, A., Salmon, P., Relationship of Cognitive and Somatic Components of Anxiety to Patient Preference for Different Relaxation Techniques, Mind/Body Medicine , 2, 101-109, 1997.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Massion, A.O., Kristeller, J., Peterson, L.G., Fletcher, K., Pbert, L., Linderking, W., Santorelli, S.F., Effectiveness of a Meditation-Based Stress Reduction Program in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders, American Journal of Psychiatry , 149: 936-943, 1992.

Kelly, B. D. (2008). Meditation, mindfulness, and mental health. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 25(1), 3-4.

Kim, B., Lee, S. H., Kim, Y. W., Choi, T. K., Yook, K., Suh, S. Y., et al. (2010). Effectiveness of a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy program as an adjunct to pharmacotherapy in patients with panic disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders.

Kuyken, W., Byford, S., Taylor, R., Watkins, E., Holden, E., White, K., Barrett, B., Byng, R., Evans, A.,Mullan, E., & Teasdale, J. (2008). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to prevent relapse in recurrent depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(6), 966-978.

Labelle, L. E., Campbell, T. S., & Carlson, L. E. (2010). Mindfulness-Based stress reduction in oncology: Evaluating mindfulness and rumination as mediators of change in depressive symptoms. Mindfulness, 1(1), 28-40.

Lynn, S. J., Barnes, S., Deming, A., & Accardi, M. (2010). Hypnosis, rumination, and depression: Catalyzing attention and mindfulness-based treatments. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 58(2), 202-221.

Mathew, K. L., Whitford, H. S., Kenny, M. A., & Denson, L. A. (2010). The long-term effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy as a relapse prevention treatment for major depressive disorder. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 7, 1-16.

McQuaid, E. and P. Carmona (2004). Peaceful mind : using mindfulness an cognitive behavioral psychology to overcome depression. Oakland, CA, New Harbinger Publications.

Michalak, J., T. Heidenreich, et al. (2008). "Mindfulness predicts relapse/recurrence in major depressive disorder after mindfulness-based cognitive therapy." J Nerv Ment Dis 196(8): 630-633.

Miller J.J., Fletcher, K., Kabat-Zinn, J., Three-year follow-up and clinical implications of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction intervention in the treatment of anxiety disorders, General Hospital Psychiatry, 17(3), 192-200, May, 1995.

Miller, J.J. (1993). The unveiling of traumatic memories and emotions through mindfulness and concentration meditation: Clinical implications and three Case reports. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 25(2), 169-180.

Miller, J., Fletcher, K., & Kabat-Zinn, J. (1995). Three-year follow-up and clinical implications of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction intervention in the treatment of anxiety disorders. General Hospital Psychiatry, 17(3), 192-200.

Miller, J.J. (1993). The unveiling of traumatic memories and emotions through mindfulness and concentration meditation: Clinical implications and three Case reports. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 25(2), 169-180.

Ortner, C. N. M., Kilner, S. J., & Zelazo, P. D. (2007). Mindfulness meditation and reduced emotional interference on a cognitive task. Motivation and Emotion, 31(4), 271-283.

Ostafin, B. D., Chawla, N., Bowen, S., Dillworth, T. M., Witkiewitz, K., & Marlatt, G. A. (2006). Intensive mindfulness training and the reduction of psychological distress: A preliminary study. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 13(3), 191-197.

Paul, N. A., Stanton, S. J., Greeson, J. M., … Wang, L.  (2012). Psychological and neural mechanisms of  trait mindfulness in reducing depression vulnerability. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Ramel, W., Goldin, P. R., Carmona, P. E., & McQuaid, J. R. (2004). The effects of mindfulness meditation on cognitive processes and affect in patients with past depression. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 28(4), 433-455.

Schreiner, I., Malcolm, J.P. (2008). The benefits of mindfulness meditation: Changes in emotional states of depression, anxiety, and stress. Behaviour Change, 25(3), 156-168.

Mason O.J., Hargreaves I.  2001. 'A qualitative study of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for depression', British J Medical Psychology, 74, 197-212.

Ostafin, B., Chawla, H., Bowen, S., Dillworth, T., Witkiewitz, K. & Marlatt, G. (2006). Intensive mindfulness training and the reduction of psychological distress: a preliminary study. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 13, 191-197.

Segal, Z., Williams, J. M. G., & Teasdale, J. (2002). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: A new approach to preventing relapse. New York: Guilford Press.

 

Sephton SE , Salmon P , Weissbecker I , Ulmer C , Floyd A ,Hoover K , Studts JL ., Mindfulness meditation alleviates depressive symptoms in women with fibromyalgia: results of a randomized clinical trial, Arthritis Rheum , 2007 Feb 15;57(1):77-85.

Smith, A. (2006). "Like waking up from a dream": Mindfulness training for older people withanxiety and depression. In R. A. Baer (Ed.), Mindfulness-based treatment approaches: Clinician's guide to evidence base and applications (pp. 191-215). San Diego, CA: Elsevier Academic Press.

Sephton SE , Salmon P , Weissbecker I , Ulmer C , Floyd A ,Hoover K , Studts JL ., Mindfulness meditation alleviates depressive symptoms in women with fibromyalgia: results of a randomized clinical trial, Arthritis Rheum , 2007 Feb 15;57(1):77-85.

Speca, M., Carlson, L.E., Goodey, E., Angen, M., A randomized, wait-list controlled trail: the effect of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction program on mood and symptoms of stress in cancer outpatients. Psychosomatic Medicine, 62, 613 - 622, 2000.

Teasdale J., 1999, 'Emotional Processing, three modes of mind and the prevention of relapse in depression', Behavior Research and Therapy, 37 s53-s77.

Teasdale J., 1999, 'Metacognition, mindfulness and the modification of mood disorders', Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 6, 146-155.

Teasdale, J. D., Segal, Z. V. , Williams, J. M. G., Ridgeway, V. A., Soulsby, J. M. , Lau, M. A., Prevention of relapse, recurrence in major depression by mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68(4) 615-623, 2000.

Teasdale J.D., 2002, 'Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for depression: replication and exploration of differential relapse prevention effects', J Consulting and Clinical Psychology

Teasdale, J.D., Segal, Z., Williams, M.G., How does Cognitive Therapy Prevent Depressive Relapse and Why Should Attentional Control (Mindfulness) Help?, Behav., Res. Ther., 33, 25-39, 1995.

Teasdale, JD. Metacognition, mindfulness and the modification of mood disorders. Clin Psychol Psychother (1999) 6:146-155.

Teasdale J.D., Segal Z.V., Williams J.M.G. et al., 2000, 'Prevention of relapse/recurrence in major depression by Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy', J Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68(4): 615-23.

Teasdale J.D., Segal Z.V., Williams J.M.G., 1995, 'How does cognitive therapy prevent depressive relapse and why should attentional control (mindfulness) training help?' Behavioral Research and Therapy, 33, 25-39.

 

Teasdale, JD. Metacognition, mindfulness and the modification of mood disorders. Clin Psychol Psychother (1999) 6:146-155.

Toneatto, T., & Nguyen, L. (2007). Does mindfulness meditation improve anxiety and mood symptoms? A review of the controlled research. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry / La Revue canadienne de psychiatrie, 52(4), 260-266. 2009

Weiss,, M., Nordlie, J. & Siegel, E. (2005). Mindfulness-based stress reduction as an adjunct to outpatient psychotherapy. Psychother Psychosom, 74(2), 108-112.

Williams J.M.G., Teasdale J.D, Segal Z.V., Soulsby J., 2000,'Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Reduces Overgeneral Autobiographical Memory in Formerly Depressed Patients', Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 109(1), 150-155.

Williams, J.M.G., Teasdale, J.D., Segal, Z.V., Soulsby, J., Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Reduces Over general Autobiographical Memory in Formerly Depressed Patients. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 109(1), 150-155, 2000.

Yook, K., Lee, S., Ryu, M., Kim, K., Choi, T., Suh, S., Kim, Y., Kim, B., Kim, M., & Kim, M. (2008). Usefulness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for treating insomnia in patients with anxiety disorders: A pilot study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 196(6), 501-3.

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Impact of mindfulness on diabetes

Gregg, J., et al. (2007). Improving diabetes self-management through acceptance, mindfulness, and values: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75(2), 336-343.

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Impact of mindfulness on eating disorders

Kristeller, J.L. & Halleh, C. B., An exploratory study of a meditation-based intervention for binge eating disorder , Journal of Health Psychology , 4: 357 - 363, 1999.

Davis, K., Jakicic, J. M., Otto, A., et al. (2008). The impact of mindfulness meditation on eating behaviors and weight loss. Obesity, 16, S236-S236.

Seattle Institute for Biomedical and Clinical Research.  (D. Kearney, P.I.). The effects of mindfulness training on eating behaviors and food intake. Trial  # NCT01616368.

Woolhouse, H., Knowles, A., & Crafti, N. (2012).  Adding mindfulness to CBT programs for binge  eating: A mixed methods evaluation. Eating  Disorders, 20(4), 321-39.

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Impact of mindfulness on fibromyalgia

Astin JA, Berman BM, Bausell B, Lee WL, Hochberg M, Forys KL., The efficacy of mindfulness meditation plus Qigong movement therapy in the treatment of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial, Journal of Rheumatology . 2003 Oct; 30(10):2257-62.

Goldenberg, D.L., Kaplan, K.H., Galvin-Nadeau, M., The Impact of Meditation-Based Stress Reduction Program on Fibromyalgia , General Hospital Psychiatry , 15, 284-289, 1993.

Goldenberg, D.L., Kaplin, K.H., Galvin-Nadeau, M., A Controlled Study of a Stress-Reduction, Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Program in Fibromyalgia, Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain , 2: 53-66, 1994.

Grossman, P., Tiefenthaler-Gilmer, U., Raysz, A., & Kesper, U. (2007). Mindfulness training as an intervention for fibromyalgia: Evidence of post-intervention and 3-year follow-up benefits in well-being. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 76(4), 226-233.

Kaplan, K., Goldenberg, D., & Galvin-Nadeau, M. (1993). The impact of a meditation Based stress reduction program on fibromyalgia. General Hospital Psychiatry, 15(5), 284-289.

Kozasa, E. H., Tanaka, L. H., Monson, C., … Peres, M. P.  (2012). The effects of meditation based  interventions on the treatment of fibromyalgia.  Current Pain and Headache Reports.

Lush E., Salmon, P., Floyd, A., et al. (2007). Mindfulness meditation for symptom reduction in fibromyalgia: psychophysiological correlates. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33, Supplement 1, S107-S107.

Sephton S.E., Lynch G., Weissbecker, I., Hi, I., Salmon, P. (2001). Effects of a mediation program on symptoms of illness and neuroendocrine responses in women with fibromyalgia, Psychosomatic medicine 63:91-92.

Sephton SE , Salmon P , Weissbecker I , Ulmer C , Floyd A ,Hoover K , Studts JL ., Mindfulness meditation alleviates depressive symptoms in women with fibromyalgia: results of a randomized clinical trial, Arthritis Rheum , 2007 Feb 15;57(1):77-85.

Weissbecker, I. Salmon, P., Studts, J. L., Floyd, A. R., Dedert, E. A., & Sephton, S. E. (2002). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and sense of coherence among women with fibromyalgia. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 9(4), 297-307.

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Impact of mindfulness on heart disease

Tacon, A., McComb, J., Caldera, Y., & Randolph, P. (2003). Mindfulness meditation, Mindfulness is used in the NHS medical and theraputicanxiety reduction, and heart disease: A pilot study. Family and Community Health, 26(1) 25-33.

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Impact of mindfulness on Hepatitis/ HIV /Aids

Abell, N. & Rutledge, S. E. (2010). Awareness, acceptance and action: Developing mindful collaborations in international HIV/AIDS research and service. British Journal of Social Work, 40(2), 656-75.

Creswell, J. D., Myers, H. F., Cole, S. W., et al. (2009). Mindfulness meditation training effects on CD4+T lymphocytes in HIV-1 infected adults: A small randomized controlled trial. Brain Behavior and Immunity, 23(2), 184-188.2008

Jam, S., Imani, A. H., Foroughi, M., SeyedAlinaghi, S. A., Koochak, H. E., & Mohraz, M. (2010). The effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program in iranian HIV/AIDS patients: A pilot study. Acta Medica Iranica, 48(2), 101-106. Koerbel, L., & Zucker, D. (2007). The suitability of mindfulness-based stress reduction for chronic hepatitis C. Journal Holistic Nursing, 25(4), 265-74.

Logsdon-Conradsen, S. (2002). Using mindfulness meditation to promote holistic health in individuals with HIV/AIDS. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 9, 67-72.

Taylor, D. N. (1995). "Effects of a behavioral stress-management program on anxiety, mood, self-esteem, and T-cell count in HIV positive men." Psychol Rep 76(2): 451-7.

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Impact of mindfulness on the immune system

Carlson, L., Speca, M., Faris, P., & Patel, K. (2007). One year pre-post intervention follow-up of psychological, immune, endocrine and blood pressure outcomes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Brain Behavioral Immunology, 21(8), 1038-49.

Davidson, R.J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schmacher, J., Rosenkranz, M., Muller, D., Santorelli, S.F., Urbanowski, F., Harringtron, A., Bonus, K., Sheridan , J.F., Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65: 564-570, 2003.

Kuyken, W., Byford, S., Taylor, R., Watkins, E., Holden, E., White, K., Barrett, B., Byng, R., Evans, A., Mullan, E., & Teasdale, J. (2008). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to prevent relapse in recurrent depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(6), 966-978.

Robinson, Patrick  (2003). Psycho-Endocrine-Immune Response to Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction in Individuals Infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Quasiexperimental Study, F. Patrick Robinson, The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 9 (5)  683-694.

Shannahoff-Khalsa D. (2003). The complications of meditation trials and research: Issues raised by Robinson, Mathews, and Witek-Janusek paper - "Psycho-endocrine-immune response to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in individuals infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A quasi-experimental study". The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 9(5), 603-605

Smith, J.C., David son, R.J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation: three caveats • Response. Psychosomatic Medicine 66: 148-152, 2004.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Asare, F., Störsrud, S., & Simrén, M. (2012).  Meditation over medication for irritable bowel
syndrome? On exercise and alternative  treatments for irritable bowel syndrome. Current
Gastroenterology Reports.


Kearney, D. J. (2012). Mindfulness meditation for women with irritable bowel syndrome
evidence of benefit from a randomised controlled trial. Evidence Based Nursing.


Zernicke, K. A., Campbell, T. S., Blustein, P. K., … Carlson, L. E. (2012). Mindfulness based stress  reduction for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome symptoms: A randomized wait list controlled trial. International Journal of Behavioral 

Impact of mindfulness on learning disabilities

Chilvers, J., Thomas, C. & Stanbury, A. (2011). The impact of a ward-based mindfulness programme on recorded aggression in a medium secure facility for women with learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour, 2 (1) 227-41.http://pierprofessional.metapress.com/content/m26725200j61g820 

Sakdalan, J. A., Shaw, J., & Collier, V. (2010). Staying in the here-and-now: A pilot study on the use of dialectical behaviour therapy group skills training for forensic clients with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54(6), 568- 572. [link]


Impact of mindfulness on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Wilkinson-Tough, M., Bocci, L., Thorne, K., & Herlihy, J. (2010). Is mindfulness based therapy an effective intervention for obsessive-intrusive thoughts: A case series. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 17(3), 250-268.

Impact of mindfulness on Parkinson's disease

Fitzpatrick, L., Simpson, J., & Smith, A. (2010). A qualitative analysis of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) in Parkinson's disease. Psychology and Psychotherapy, 83, 179-92. [link]

Impact of mindfulness on improving patients quality of life Mindfulness - enjoy the moment

Bedard, M., Felteau, M., Mazmanian, D., Fedyk, K., Klein, R., Richardson, J., Parkinson, W., & Minthorn-Biggs, M. (2003). Pilot evaluation of a mindfulness-based intervention to improve quality of life among individuals who sustained traumatic brain injuries. Disability and Rehabilitation, 25(13), 722-731.

Brown, K.W., Ryan, R.M., The Benefits of Being Present: Mindfulness and Its Role in Psychological Well-Being, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology , 84 or 34, No 4, 822-848.

Carlson LE , Garland SN , Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on sleep, mood, stress and fatigue symptoms in cancer outpatients, Int J Behav Med. 2005; 12(4):278-85.

Carlson LE , Speca M , Patel KD , Goodey E , Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress, and immune parameters in breast and prostate cancer outpatients, Psychosomatic Medicine,2003 Jul-Aug;65(4):571-81.

Carlson LE , Speca M , Patel KD , Goodey E ., Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress and levels of cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) and melatonin in breast and prostate cancer outpatients, Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2004 May;29(4):448-74.

Carlson, L. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress and levels of cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) and melatonin in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 29 (4), 448-474

Carlson, L., Speca, M, Patel, K., & Goodey, E. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress, and immune parameters in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65(4), 571-81.

Caudron, Shari. (2001). Meditation and Mindfulness. Workforce, 80(6), 240-245.

Chang, V. (2004). The effects of a mindfulness-based stress reduction program on stress, mindfulness self-efficacy, and positive states of mind. Stress and Health, 20, 141-147.

Grossman, P., Tiefenthaler-Gilmer, U., Raysz, A., & Kesper, U. (2007). Mindfulness training as an intervention for fibromyalgia: Evidence of post-intervention and 3-year follow-up benefits in well-being. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 76(4), 226-233.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2002). Commentary on Majumdar et al.: mindfulness meditation for health. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 8(6), 731-735

Kingston J, Chadwick P, Meron D, Skinner TC., Pilot randomized control trial investigating the effect of mindfulness practice on pain tolerance, psychological well-being, and physiological activity , J Psychosom Res. 2007 Mar;62(3):297-300.

Reibel, D.K., Greeson, J.M., Brainard, G.C., & Rosenzweig, S., Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health-related quality of life in a heterogeneous patient population. General Hospital Psychiatry, 23:183-192, 2001.

Roth, B., & Robbins, D. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health-related quality of life: Findings from a bilingual inner-city patient population. Psychosomatic Medicine, 66(1), 
113-123. 

 

Impact of mindfulness on multiple sclerosis

Grossman et.al (2010) MS quality of life, depression, and fatigue improve after mindfulness training A randomized trial

Mills, N, Allen, J. Mindfulness of movement as a coping strategy in multiple sclerosis: a pilot study. Gen Hosp Psychiatry (2000) 22:425-431.

Senders et.al (2012) "Mind-Body Medicine for Multiple Sclerosis: AS Systematic Review  

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Personality Disorders


Nyklícek, I., van Beugen, S., & Denollet, J. (2012). Effects of mindfulness based stress  reduction on distressed (type D) personality  traits: A randomized controlled trial. Journal  of Behavioral Medicine.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Frye,  L.  A.  &  Spates,  C.  R.  (2012).  Prolonged exposure,  mindfulness,  and  emotion  regulation  for  the  treatment  of  PTSD.  Clinical  Case  Studies. 

Lang, A. J., Strauss, J. L., Bomyea, J., … Essex, M.  (2012). The theoretical and empirical basis for  meditation as an intervention for PTSD. Behavior  Modification.

 

Impact of mindfulness on organ transplants

Gross, C., Kreitzer, M., Russas, V., Treesak, C., Frazier, P., & Hertz, M. (2004). 
Mindfulness meditation to reduce symptoms after organ transplant: A pilot study. Advances in Mind and Body Medicine, 20(2), 20-29. AND Alternative Therapy in Health Medicine, 10(3), 58-66. AND Behaviour Research and Therapy, 42(9), 1053-1069.

Kreitzer MJ, Gross CR, Ye X, Russas V, Treesak C., Longitudinal impact of mindfulness meditation on illness burden in solid-organ transplant recipients, Prog Transplant . 2005 Jun;15(2):166-72.

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Impact of mindfulness on outpatients / preventing relapse Mindfulness increases happiness and well being

 

Beckerman, N. L. & Corbett, L. (2010). Mindfulness and cognitive therapy in depression relapse prevention: A case study. Clinical Social Work Journal, 38(2),   217-225. [link]

Carlson, L., Speca, M, Patel, K., & Goodey, E. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress, and immune parameters in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65(4), 571-81.

Chawla, N., Collins, S., Bowen, S., Hsu, S., Grow, J., Douglass, A., et al. (2010). The mindfulness-based relapse prevention adherence and competence scale: Development, interrater reliability, and validity. Psychotherapy Research, 4, 1-10.

Commentary. Mindfulness and metaphor in relapse prevention: An interview with G. Alan Marlatt. Journal of the American Dietetic Association , 94(8), 846-848, 1994.

Gross, C., Kreitzer, M., Russas, V., Treesak, C., Frazier, P., & Hertz, M. (2004). 
Mindfulness meditation to reduce symptoms after organ transplant: A pilot study. Advances in Mind and Body Medicine, 20(2), 20-29. AND Alternative Therapy in Health Medicine, 10(3), 58-66. AND Behaviour Research and Therapy, 42(9), 1053-1069.

Grossman, P., Tiefenthaler-Gilmer, U., Raysz, A., & Kesper, U. (2007). Mindfulness training as an intervention for fibromyalgia: Evidence of post-intervention and 3-year follow-up benefits in well-being. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 76(4), 226-233.

Kabat-Zinn, J., & Chapman-Waldrop, A. (1988). Compliance with an outpatient stress reduction program: rates and predictors of program completion. Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

Kabat-Zinn J. An outpatient program in behavioral medicine for chronic pain patients based on the practice of mindfulness meditation: theoretical considerations and preliminary results. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 1982; 4(1): 33-47.

Kuyken, W., Byford, S., Taylor, R., Watkins, E., Holden, E., White, K., Barrett, B., Byng, R., Evans, A.,Mullan, E., & Teasdale, J. (2008). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to prevent relapse in recurrent depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(6), 966-978.

Marlatt, G.A., Mindfulness and metaphor in relapse prevention: an interview with G. Allan Marlatt, Journal of the American Dietetic Association , 94(8), 846-8, Aug., 1994.

Miller J.J., Fletcher, K., Kabat-Zinn, J., Three-year follow-up and clinical implications of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction intervention in the treatment of anxiety disorders, General Hospital Psychiatry, 17(3), 192-200, May, 1995.

Ockene, J., Sorensen, G., Kabat-Zinn, J., Ockene, I.S., Donnelly, G., Benefits and Costs of Lifestyle Change to Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease, Preventive Medicine, 17: 224-234, 1988.

Segal, Z.V., Williams, J.M.G., Teasdale, J.D., Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: A New Approach to Preventing Relapse, New York : The Guilford Press, 2002.

Teasdale, J. D., Segal, Z. V. , Williams, J. M. G., Ridgeway, V. A., Soulsby, J. M. , Lau, M. A., Prevention of relapse, recurrence in major depression by mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68(4) 615-623, 2000.

Teasdale, J. D., Segal, Z., & Williams, J. M. G. (1995). How does cognitive therapy prevent depressive relapse and why should attentional control (mindfulness) training help? Behaviour Research and Therapy, 33(1), 25-39.

Williams, J. M., Russell, I. T., Crane, C., et al. (2010). Staying well after depression: Trial design and protocol. BMC Psychiatry, 10(1), 23. [link]

Witkiewitz, K. & Bowen, S. (2010). Depression, craving, and substance use following a randomized trial of mindfulness based relapse prevention. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(3), 362-74. [link]


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Impact of mindfulness on psoriasis

Bernhard, J. D., Kristeller, J., Kabat-Zinn, Jon, Effectiveness of relaxation and visualization techniques as adjunct to phototherapy and photo chemotherapy of psoriasis, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology , 19(3), 572-573. 1988.

Farber, E.M., Nall, L., An appraisal of measures to prevent and control psoriasis. (review 42 references), Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology , 10(3), 511-17, March, 1984.

Gaston, L., Lassonde, M., Dernier-Buzzanga, J., Hodgins, S., Crombez, J.C., Psoriasis and stress: A prospective study, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology , 17(1), 82-86, July, 1987.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2000). Participatory medicine. Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 14, 239-240

Kabat-Zinn, J. Wheeler, E., & Light, T. (1998). Influence of a mindfulness meditation based stress reduction intervention on rates on skin clearing in patients. Psychosomatic Medicine, 60(5), 625-632

Seville , R.H., Stress and psoriasis: the importance of insight and empathy in prognosis, (Review 52 references), Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 20(1) 97-100, Jan., 1989.

Winchell , S.A. , Watts , R.A., Relaxation therapies in the treatment of psoriasis and possible pathophysiologic mechanisms. (Review, 27 references), Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 18(1 Pt. 1) 101-4, Jan., 1988.

Zachariae, R., Oster, H., Bjerring, P., Kragballe, K., Effects of psychologic intervention on psoriasis: a preliminary report, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 34(6), 1008-15, June, 1996.

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Impact of mindfulness on pregnancy

Vieten, C., & Astin, J. (2008). Effects of a mindfulness-based intervention during pregnancy on prenatal stress and mood: Results of a pilot study. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 11(1).

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mindfulness can improve sleep qualityemsImpact of mindfulness on sleep problems

Britton, W. B., Bootzin, R. R., Cousins, J. C., Hasler, B. P., Peck, T., & Shapiro, S. L. (2010). The contribution of mindfulness practice to a multicomponent behavioral sleep intervention following substance abuse treatment in adolescents: A treatment-development study. Substance Abuse, 31(2), 86-97.

Britton, W. B., Haynes, P. L., Fridel, K. W., & Bootzin, R. R. (2010). Polysomnographic and subjective profiles of sleep continuity before and after mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in partially remitted depression. Psychosomatic Medicine, 72. [link]

Britton, W. B., Bootzin, R. R., Cousins, J. C., Hasler, B. P., Peck, T., & Shapiro, S. L. (2010). The contribution of mindfulness practice to a multicomponent behavioral sleep intervention following substance abuse treatment in adolescents: A treatment-development study. Substance Abuse, 31(2), 86-97.

Carlson , L. & Garland, S. (2005). Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on sleep, mood, stress and fatigue symptoms in cancer outpatients. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 12(4), 278-285. 

Caldwell, K., Harrison, M., Adams, M., Quin, R. H., & Greeson, J. (2010). Developing mindfulness in college students through movement-based courses: Effects on self-regulatory self-efficacy, mood, stress, and sleep quality. Journal of American College Health, 58(5), 433-442.

Nagendra, R. P., S. Sulekha, et al. (2008). Efficacy Of Mindfulness Meditation Practice On Sleep Architecture. 19th European Sleep Research  Society  conference, Glasgow.

Nagendra, R.P., Sulekha S., Tubaki, B.R., et al. (2008). Efficacy of mindfulness meditation practice on sleep architecture. Journal of Sleep Research, 17, 251-251.

Ong, J. C., Shapiro, S. L., & Manber, R. (2008). Combining mindfulness meditation with cognitive-behavior therapy for insomnia: A treatment-development study. Behavior Therapy, 39(2), 171-182.

Nagendra, R. P., S. Sulekha, et al. (2008). Efficacy Of Mindfulness Meditation Practice On Sleep Architecture. 19th European Sleep Research  Society  conference, Glasgow.

Winbush NY , Gross CR , Kreitzer MJ , The effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on sleep disturbance: a systematic review , Explore (NY), 2007 Nov-Dec;3(6):585-91.

Yook, K., Lee, S., Ryu, M., Kim, K., Choi, T., Suh, S., Kim, Y., Kim, B., Kim, M., & Kim, M. (2008). Usefulness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for treating insomnia in patients with anxiety disorders: A pilot study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 196(6), 501-3.

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Impact of mindfulness on smoking cessationmindfulness can help you quit smoking

Altner, N., Mindfulness Practice and Smoking Cessation: The Essen Hospital Smoking Cessation Study, Journal for Meditation and Meditation Research , 2, 9-18, 2002.

Davis, J., Fleming, M., Bonus, K., Baker, T. (2007). A pilot study on mindfulness based stress reduction for smokers. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 25, 7:2.

Davis, K. C., Farrelly, M. C., Messeri, P., & Duke, J. (2009). The impact of national smoking prevention campaigns on tobacco-related beliefs, intentions to smoke and smoking initiation: Results from a longitudinal survey of youth in the united states. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 6(2), 722.

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Impact of mindfulness on stress reduction (also see MBSR)mindfulness teaches you how to relax

Austin, J. A. (1997). Stress reduction through mindfulness meditation: Effects on psychological symptomology, sense of control, and spiritual experience. Psychotherapy Psychosomatic, 66(2), 97-106.

Caldwell, K., Harrison, M., Adams, M., Quin, R. H., & Greeson, J. (2010). Developing mindfulness in college students through movement-based courses: Effects on self-regulatory self-efficacy, mood, stress, and sleep quality. Journal of American College Health, 58(5), 433-442.

Chapman, B. P., Krasner, M. S., & Epstein, R. M. (2010). Mindful communication to address burnout, empathy, and attitudes--reply. JAMA, 303(4), 331-331.

Crumpton, N. M. (2010). Secondary traumatic stress and mindfulness training. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 36(1), 3-4.

Galantino, M., Baime, M., Maguire, M., Szapary, P., & Farrer, J. (2005). Association of psychological and physiological measures of stress in health-care professionals during an 8-week mindfulness meditation program: Mindfulness in practice. Stress and Health: Journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress, 21(4), 255-261.

Gaston, L., Lassonde, M., Dernier-Buzzanga, J., Hodgins, S., Crombez, J.C., Psoriasis and stress: A prospective study, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology , 17(1), 82-86, July, 1987.

Ghorbani, N. & Cunningham, C. J. L. (2010). Comparative analysis of integrative self-knowledge, mindfulness, and private self-consciousness in predicting responses to stress in Iran. International Journal of Psychology, 45(2), 147-54.

Hede, A. (2010). The dynamics of mindfulness in managing emotions and stress. Journal of Management Development, 29(1), 94-110.

Hick, S. F. & Chan, L. (2010). Mindfulness-Based cognitive therapy for depression: Effectiveness and limitations. Social Work in Mental Health, 8(3), 225-237.

Jain, S., Shapiro, S., Swanick, S., Rowsch, S., Mills, P., Bell, I. & Schwartz. E. (2007). A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: Effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distraction. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33(1), 11-21.

Kabat-Zinn, Chapman, J. & Salmon.P (1997) Relationship of Cognitive and Somatic Components of Anxiety to Patient Preference for Different Relaxation techniques. Mind/Body Medicine, 2 (3) 101-109.

Perkins R. (1998), The efficacy of mindfulness-based techniques in the reduction of stress in a sample of incarcerated women. PhD Dissertation, Florida State University.

Saxe, G. A., Hebert, J. R., Carmody, J. F., Kabat-Zinn, J., Rosenzweig, P., Jarzobski, D., Reed, G. W., Blute, R. D., Can diet in conjunction with stress reduction affect the rate of increase in prostate specific antigens after biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer? The Journal of Urology, 166, 2002 - 2007, 2001.

Seville , R.H., Stress and psoriasis: the importance of insight and empathy in prognosis, (Review 52 references), Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 20(1) 97-100, Jan., 1989.

Tacon, A., McComb, J., Caldera, Y., & Randolph, P. (2003). Mindfulness meditation, anxiety reduction, and heart disease: A pilot study. Family and Community Health, 26(1) 25-33.

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Impact of mindfulness on substance abuse and addictionsMindfulness helps Medical staff and patients

 

 

Alterman, A. I., Koppenhaver, J. M., Mulholland, E., Ladden, L. J., & Baime, M. J. (2004). Pilot trial of effectiveness of mindfulness meditation for substance abuse patients. Journal of Substance Use, 9(6), 259-268.

Amaro, H., Magno-Gatmaytan, C., Meléndez, M., Cortés, D. E., Arevalo, S., & Margolin, A. (2010). Addiction treatment intervention: An uncontrolled prospective pilot study of spiritual self-schema therapy with Latina women. Substance Abuse, 31(2), 117-125.

Brewer, J. A., Bowen, S., Smith, J. T., Marlatt, G. A., & Potenza, M. N. (2010). Mindfulness-Based treatments for co-occurring depression and substance use disorders: What can we learn from the brain? Addiction.

Brewer, J. A., Elwafi, H. M., & Davis, J. H. (2012). Craving to quit: Psychological models and neurobiological mechanisms of mindfulness training as treatment for addictions. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

Britton, W. B., Bootzin, R. R., Cousins, J. C., Hasler, B. P., Peck, T., & Shapiro, S. L. (2010). The contribution of mindfulness practice to a multicomponent behavioral sleep intervention following substance abuse treatment in adolescents: A treatment-development study. Substance Abuse, 31(2), 86-97.

Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., Walsh, E. C., Charnigo, R.  J., Lynam, D. R., & Baer, R. A. (2012). The what  and the how of dispositional mindfulness:  Using interactions among subscales of the  fiveNfacet mindfulness questionnaire to  understand its relation to substance use. Assessment.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22589412

Garland, E. L., Gaylord, S. A., Boettiger, C. A., & Howard, M. O. (2010). Mindfulness training modifies cognitive, affective, and physiological mechanisms implicated in alcohol dependence: Results of a randomized controlled pilot trial. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 42(2). [link]

Liehr, P., Marcus, M. T., Carroll, D., Granmayeh, L. K., Cron, S. G., & Pennebaker, J. W. (2010). Linguistic analysis to assess the effect of a mindfulness intervention on self-change for adults in substance use recovery. Substance Abuse, 31(2), 79-85. Marcus, M. T., Fine, M., Kouzekanani, K., Mindfulness-Based Meditation in a Therapeutic Community, Journal of Substance Use , 5, 305-311, 2001.

Marcus, M.T., Fine, M., Moeller, F. G., Khan, M.M., Pitt, K., Liehr, P., Changes in stress levels following mindfulness-based stress reduction in a therapeutic community, Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment, 2: 63-68. 2003.

Marlatt, G. A., Witkiewitz, K., Dillworth, T. M., Bowen, S. W., Parks, G. A., Macpherson, L. M., et al. (2004). Vipassana meditation as a treatment for alcohol and drug use disorders.

Smout, M. F., Longo, M., Harrison, S., Minniti, R., Wickes, W., & White, J. M. (2010). Psychosocial treatment for methamphetamine use disorders: A preliminary randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavior therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy. Substance Abuse, 31(2), 98-107.

Treloar, C., Laybutt, B., & Carruthers, S. (2010). Using mindfulness to develop health education strategies for blood borne virus prevention in injecting drug use. Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, 11-18.

Zgierska, A. & Marcus, M. T. (2010). Mindfulness-Based therapies for substance use disorders: Part 2. Substance Abuse, 31(2), 77-78.

Zgierska, A., Rabago, D., Zuelsdroff, M., et al. (2008). Mindfulness meditation for alcohol relapse prevention: A feasibility pilot study. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 2(3), 165- 173.

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Impact of mindfulness on tinnitus

Sadlier, M., Stevens, S., & Kennedy, V. (2007). Tinnitus rehabilitation: a mindfulness meditation cognitive behavioural therapy approach. Journal Laryngol Otol, April, 1-7.

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Impact of mindfulness on visual sensitivity

Brown, D., Forte, M., Dysart, M., Differences in visual sensitivity among mindfulness meditators and non-meditators, Perceptual and Motor Skills , 58(3), 727-733, June, 1984.

Brown, D., Forte, M., Dysart, M., Visual sensitivity and mindfulness meditation, Perceptual and Motor Skills , 58(3)775-784, June, 1984.

Langer, E., Djikic, M., Pirson, M., Madenci, A., & Donohue, R. (2010). Believing is seeing: Using mindlessness (mindfully) to improve visual acuity. Psychological Science, 21(5), 661-66.

Generic Research into MindfulnessMindfulness is about enjoy the moment

Allen, N. B., Blashki, G., Gullone, E., & Melbourne Academic Mindfulness Interest Group, Australia. (2006). Mindfulness-based psychotherapies: A review of conceptual foundations, empirical evidence and practical considerations. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40(4), 285-294.

Breathworks mindfulness-based pain management programme: Effects on wellbeing and multiple measures of mindfulness. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 17(1), 63-78. [link]

Brown, K.W., Ryan, R.M., The Benefits of Being Present: Mindfulness and Its Role in Psychological Well-Being, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology , 84 or 34, No 4, 822-848.

Carlson, L. & Brown, K. (2005). Validation of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale in a cancer population. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58(1),29-33. 

Carroll, D., Lange, P., Liehr, S., Raines & Marcus, M. (2008). Evaluating mindfulness-based stress reduction: Analyzing stories of stress to formulate focus group questions. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 22(2), 107-109.

Davidson, R.J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schmacher, J., Rosenkranz, M., Muller, D., Santorelli, S.F., Urbanowski, F., Harringtron, A., Bonus, K., Sheridan , J.F., Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65: 564-570, 2003.

Davidson, R. J. (2010). Empirical explorations of mindfulness: Conceptual and methodological conundrums. Emotion, 10(1), 8-11.

Falkenström, F. (2010). Studying mindfulness in experienced meditators: A quasi-experimental approach. Personality and Individual Differences, 48(3), 305-310.

Germer, C. K. (2005). Teaching mindfulness in therapy. In C. K. Germer, R. D. Siegel & P. R. Fulton (Eds.), Mindfulness and psychotherapy (pp. 113-129). New York: Guilford Press.

Falkenström, F. (2010). Studying mindfulness in experienced meditators: A quasi-experimental approach. Personality and Individual Differences, 48(3), 305-310.

GM Bishop, S. (2002). What do we really know about mindfulness-based stress reduction? Psychosomatic Medicine, 64(1), 71-83. 

Grossman, P., Niemann, L., Schmidt, S., & Walach, H. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health benefits: A meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 57(1), 35-43.

Hirst, I.S., Perspectives of mindfulness. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 10: 359-366, 2003

Jain, S., Shapiro, S., Swanick, S., Rowsch, S., Mills, P., Bell, I. & Schwartz. E. (2007). A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: Effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distraction. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33(1), 11-21.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1996) 'The Contemplative Mind in Society'- Catalyzing movement toward a more contemplative/sacred-appreciating/nondualistic society', prepared for the Project on the Contemplative Mind in Society, Seva Foundation: Williamsburg.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1996), Mindfulness Meditation: What it is, What it isn't, And It's Role in Health Care and Medicine, in Haruli, Y., Ishii, Y., and Suzuki, M. , Comparative and Psychological Study on Meditation, Eburon, Netherlands,  p. 161-169.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Mindfulness Meditation: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Its Role in Health Care and Medicine, in Haryuki, J. Ishii, Y, and Suzuki, M., (Eds.) Comparative and Psychological Study on Meditation , 1996 161-170.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Mindfulness-based Interventions in context: Past, present, and future. Clinical Psychology , May, 2003, 10 (2), 144-156.

Kutz, I. , Borysenko, J.Z., Benson, H., Meditation and Psychotherapy: A Rationale for the Integrationof Dynamic Psychotherapy, the Relaxation Response, and Mindfulness Meditation, American Journal of Psychiatry, 142(1), 1-8, January, 1985.

Majumdar, M., Grossman, P., Dietz-Waschkowski, B., Kersig, S., & Walach, H. (2002). Does mindfulness meditation contribute to health? Outcome evaluation of a German sample. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 8(6), 719.

Majumdar, M., Grossman, P., Dietz-Waschkowski, B., Kersig,S., & Walach H. (2002). Does mindfulness meditation contribute to health? Outcome evaluation of a German sample. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 8(6),719-730.

Manocha, R., Black, D., & Wilson, L. (2012). Quality of life and functional health status of long term meditators. Evidence A Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012, 
Article ID 350674.

Marcus, M.T., Liehr, P., Schmitz, J., Moeller, F.,Swank, P., Fine, M., Cron, S., Granmayeh, L.K., Carroll, D., Behavioral Therapies Trials, Nursing Research , 56, 3: 210-216, 2007.

Marlatt, G. A. (2006). Mindfulness meditation: Reflections from a personal journey. Current Psychology: Developmental, Learning, Personality, Social, 25(3), 155-172.

Monti, D., Peterson, C., Kunkel, E., Hauck, W., Pequignot, E., Rhodes, L., & Brainard, G. (2006). A randomized, controlled trial of mindfulness-based art therapy (MBAT) for women with cancer. Psychooncology, 15(5), 363-373.

Moore , N.G., the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine: Meditation training for the Body's Innate Wisdom. Alternative Therapies, 4(2), 32-33, 1998.

Schroevers, M. J. & Brandsma, R. (2010). Is learning mindfulness associated with improved affect after mindfulness-based cognitive therapy? British Journal of Psychology, 101(1), 95-107.

Thompson, B. L., & Waltz, J. (2007). Everyday mindfulness and mindfulness meditation: Overlapping constructs or not? Personality and Individual Differences, 43(7), 1875-1885.

Williams, K., Kolar, M., Reger, B., & Pearson, J. (2001). Evaluation of a wellness-based mindfulness stress reduction intervention: A controlled trial. American Journal of Health Promotion, 15(6), 422-432.

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Mindfulness in Education

Mindfulness is being taught in schoolsBeddoe AE, Murphy SO. Does mindfulness decrease stress and foster empathy among nursing students? J Nurs Educ 2004; 43(7):305-12.

Connelly J. Being in the present moment: developing the capacity for mindfulness in medicine. Acad Med 1999; 74(4):420-4.

Dobie S. Viewpoint: reflections on a well-traveled path-self-awareness, mindful practice, and relationship-centered care as foundations for medical education. Acad Med 2007; 82(4):422-7.

Epstein RM. Mindful practice. JAMA 1999; 282(9): 833-9

Hassed CS. Bringing holism into mainstream biomedical education. J Altern Complement Med 2004; 10(2):405-7.

Mann K, Gordon J, Macleod A. Reflection and reflective practice in health professions education: a systematic review. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract, November 23, 2007.

Rockefeller SC. Meditation, social change, and undergraduate education. Teachers College Record 2006; 108(9):1775-86. 

Rosenzweig S, Reibel DK, Greeson JM, Brainard GC, Hojat M. Mindfulness-based stress reduction lowers psychological distress in medical students. Teach Learn Med 2003; 15(2):88-92.

Saunders PA, Tractenberg RE, Chaterji R, Amri H, Harazduk N, Gordon JS, et al. Promoting self-awareness and reflection through an experiential mind-body skills course for first year medical students. Med Teacher 2007; 29(8):778-84.

Shapiro SL, Brown KW, Biegel GM. Teaching self-care to caregivers: effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on the mental health of therapists in training. Training Educ Professional Psychol 2007; 1(2):105-15.

Shapiro SL, Schwartz GE, Bonner G. Effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on medical and premedical students. J Behav Med 1998; 21(6):581-99

Wong A. Mindfulness: rediscovering satisfaction and meaning in medical education. University of Toronto Med J 2003; 80(3):265-7.

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Mindfulness is being taught in prisonsMindfulness in Prisons

Bowen, S., Witkiewitz, K., Dillworth, T., Chawla, N., Simpson, T., Ostafin, B., Larimer, M., Blume, A., Parks,G., Marlatt, G. (2006) Mindfulness meditation and substance use in an incarcerated population.

Chase, J., Shea, S., & Dougherty, F. (1984). Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 20, 3. The use of paradoxical interventions within a prison psychiatric facility. Psychotherapy, 21 (2).

Chilvers, J., Thomas, C. & Stanbury, A. (2011). The impact of a ward-based mindfulness programme on recorded aggression in a medium secure facility for women with learning disabilities. Journal of Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour, 2 (1) 227-41.

Himelstein, S. (2010). Meditation research: The state of the art in correctional settings. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 1-16.

Himelstein,  S.,  Hastings,  A.,  Shapiro,  S.,  &  Heery,  M.  (2012).  Mindfulness training for self@regulation and stress with incarcerated youth A pilot study. Probation Journal,  59(2),  151-65. 

Parks, G. A., & Marlatt, G. A. (2004). Review of transcendental meditation in criminal rehabilitation and crime prevention.Tthe Behavior Therapist, 27(8), 179-182.

Perkins R. (1998), The efficacy of mindfulness-based techniques in the reduction of stress in a sample of incarcerated women. PhD Dissertation, Florida State University.

Singh, N. N., Lancionib, G. E., Wintonc, A. S. W., Singhd, A. N., Adkinse, A. D., & Singha, J. (2010). Can adult offenders with intellectual disabilities use mindfulness-based procedures to control their deviant sexual arousal? Psychology, Crime & Law, (1), 1-15.

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Mindfulness for Teachers and students

Caldwell, K., Harrison, M., Adams, M., Quin, R. H., & Greeson, J. (2010). Developing mindfulness in college students through movement-based courses: Effects on self-regulatory self-efficacy, mood, stress, and sleep quality. Journal of American College Health, 58(5), 433-442.

Crane, R. S., Kuyken, W., Hastings, R. P., Rothwell, N., & Williams (2010). Training teachers to deliver mindfulness-based interventions: Learning from the UK experience. Mindfulness.

Drolet, B. C. & Rodgers, S. (2010). A comprehensive medical student wellness program-design and implementation at Vanderbilt school of medicine. Academic Medicine, 85(1), 103-10.

Fulton, P. R. (2005). Mindfulness as clinical training. In C. K. Germer, R. D. Siegel & P. R. Fulton (Eds.), Mindfulness and psychotherapy (pp. 55-72). New York: Guilford Press.

Germer, C. K. (2005). Teaching mindfulness in therapy. In C. K. Germer, R. D. Siegel & P. R. Fulton (Eds.), Mindfulness and psychotherapy (pp. 113-129). New York: Guilford Press.

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)mindfulness stops over thinking, procrastination

 

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Mindfulness Based Stress Relief (MBSR) mindfulness reduces stress at work

 

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Orme-Johnson, David W.; Schneider, Robert H.; Son, Young D.; Nidich, Sanford; Cho, Zang-Hee Neuroimaging of meditation's effect on brain reactivity to pain. 2006 Neuroreport: For Rapid Communication of Neuroscience Research 17 1359-1363

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Research into mindfulness teaching methods

Germer, C. K. (2005). Teaching mindfulness in therapy. In C. K. Germer, R. D. Siegel & P. R. Fulton (Eds.), Mindfulness and psychotherapy (pp. 113-129). New York: Guilford Press.
Krusche, A., Cyhlarova, E., King, S., & Williams, M. G. (2012). Mindfulness online: A preliminary evaluation of the feasibility of a  webNbased mindfulness course and the impact on stress. BMJ Open, 2(3), e000803.

Lee, J. J. (2012). Teaching mindfulness at a public  research university. Journal of College and Character, 13(2), 9. 

Wolever RQ, Bobinet KJ, McCabe K, Mackenzie ER, Fekete E, Kusnick CA, Baime M. Effective and viable mind-body stress reduction in the workplace: a randomized controlled trial.  J Occup Health Psychol. 2012 Apr;17(2):246-58. Epub 2012 Feb 20.

Adele Krusche, Eva Cyhlarova, Scott King, J,  Mark G Williams  Mindfulness online: a preliminary evaluation of the feasibility of a web-based mindfulness course and the impact on stress. BMJ Open 2012;

 

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