mindfulness-based stress reduction


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mindfulness-based stress reduction

The use of meditation and self-awareness to enhance one's ability to cope with challenging circumstances and psychological tensions.
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Such interventions can work to reduce stress and burnout, emotional reactivity, and anxiety, while improving personal resiliency and coping, and include guided meditations, relaxation exercises involving breath training or physical movement such as yoga, and mindfulness training courses such as Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program (Moody et al., 2013; Shapiro, Astin, Bishop, & Cordova, 2005).
Effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction on pain severity and mindful awareness in patients with tension headache: A randomized controlled clinical trial.
A pilot randomized trial teaching mindfulness-based stress reduction to traumatized youth in foster care.
Burrowes described interim results of a randomized, controlled trial testing the effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) training for managing migraine.
For chronic low back pain, the guideline strongly recommends starting with nondrug therapies, including exercise, multidisciplinary rehabilitation, acupuncture, mindfulness-based stress reduction, tai-chi, yoga, motor control exercise, progressive relaxation, electromyography biofeedback, low-level laser therapy, operant therapy, cognitive-behavioral, or spinal manipulation.
Mindfulness-based stress reduction as a stress management intervention for healthy individuals.
She has certifications as a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher and as a Healthy Steps trainer.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR; Kabat-Zinn, 1990) has been indicated to be generally efficacious for promoting psychological and physiological health and well-being (Baer, 2003; Bishop, 2002; Grossman Schmidt, & Walach, 2004).
Mindfulness-based stress reduction was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, of the University of Massachusetts Medical School.