Research: MEIBERT and COLLEAGUES,

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Abstract

MEIBERT and COLLEAGUES, Institut fur Hermeneutik und Religionsphilosophie, Universitat Zurich, Switzerland introduces MBSR (Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction), illustrates the theoretical background of mindfulness practice and reviews the procedures during the cultivation of mindfulness and possible impacting factors.

Background

There is an increasing interest in mindfulness-based approaches both in clinical application as well as in the field of research.

Methodology

The present paper introduces MBSR (Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction), illustrates the theoretical background of mindfulness practice and reviews the procedures during the cultivation of mindfulness and possible impacting factors.

Results

The article also reviews Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), which was specifically developed to prevent relapse in patients with depressive disorders.

Conclusion

The paper ends with a conclusion for clinical practice.

References

Meibert P, Michalak J and Heidenreich T. [Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR)]. [German] Source Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, Medizinische Psychologie. 61(7): 328-32. Jul 2011. Copyright Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart, New York.

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