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Full catastrophe living : using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness
Full Catastrophe Living provides an introduction to a body of mindfulness-based meditation practices aimed at cultivating a greater sense of awareness in the face of all of life's events. Parti...
Does mindfulness meditation contribute to health? outcome evaluation of a German sample
OBJECTIVES: This exploratory study is the first systematic outcome evaluation to examine the effects of an 8-week meditation-based program in mindfulness in a German sample. DESIGN: Twenty-one (21) pa...
Body temperature changes during the practice of gTum-mo yoga
Below is the abstract from a study published in Nature magazine in 1982 by Herbert Benson and others on the Tibetan yogic practice of "inner heat" or Tummo (Tibetan: gtum mo). This was one of t...
The Neural Basis of the Complex Mental Task of Meditation: Neurotransmitter and Neurochemical Considerations
Meditation is a complex mental process involving changes in cognition, sensory perception, affect, hormones, and autonomic activity. Meditation has also become widely used in psychological and medical...
Psychophysiological correlates of meditation
The scientific research that has investigated the physiological changes associated with meditation as it is practiced by adherents of Indian Yoga, Transcendental Meditation, and Zen has not yielded a ...
Mind/body interactions including Tibetan studies
This chapter from the book MindScience : An East-West Dialogue is a record of a presentation given by Harvard doctor Herbert Benson during a conference between the Dalai Lama and psychologists,...
Zazen and cardiac variability
OBJECTIVE: This study examined the effects of "tanden breathing" by Zen practitioners on cardiac variability. Tanden breathing involves slow breathing into the lower abdomen. METHODS: Eleven Zen pract...
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
This medical study looked at the effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MSBR) on the mood, quality of life, levels of stress and cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate (DHEAS) and melatonin ...
Commentary on Majumdar et al : mindfulness meditation for health
Pioneer of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), Jon Kabat-Zinn, discusses some of the background, rationale, and current status of mindfulness based intiatives for their over 20 year history of ...
Change in women's diet and body mass following intensive intervention for early-stage breast cancer
This clinical study attempted to determine the effectiveness of an intensive dietary intervention program on body mass in women with breast cancer. A group-based, dietician lead 15-session nutrition e...
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