Mindfulness Research

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.

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.

Bacon, L., Stern, J.S., Van Loan, M.D., et. al. (2005). Size acceptance and intuitive eating improve health for obese, female chronic dieters. Journal of American Dietetic Association, 105, 929-36.

Baer, R.A. (2003). Mindfulness Training as a Clinical Intervention: A Conceptual and Empirical Review. Clinical Psychology: Science And Practice 10(N2), 125-143.

Barnes, S., et al. (2007). The role of mindfulness in romantic relationship satisfaction and response to relationship stress. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33(4), 482-500.

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.

Beddoe, A. & Murphy, S. (2004). Does Mindfulness Decrease Stress and Foster Empathy Among Nursing Students? Journal of Nursing Education, 43(7), 305-312.

Benavides, S. & Caballero, J. (2009). Ashtanga yoga for children and adolescents for weight management and psychological well being: An uncontrolled open pilot study. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 15, 110-114.

Bernardi, N. F., Bordino, M., Bianchi, L., & Bernardi, L. (2017). Acute fall and long-term rise in oxygen saturation in response to meditation. Psychophysiology.

Bihari, J. L. N., & Mullan, E. G. (2014). Relating mindfully: A qualitative exploration of changes in relationships through mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Mindfulness, 5(1), 46–59.

Birdee, G. S., Legedza, A. T., Saper, R. B., Bertisch, S. M., Eisenberg, D. M., & Phillips, R. S. (2008). Characteristics of yoga users. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 23(10), 1653-8.

Bögels, S., et al. (2008). Mindfulness Training for Adolescents with Externalizing Disorders and their Parents. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36, 193-209.

Bondolfi, G., Jermann, F., der Linden, M.V., et al. (2010). Depression relapse prophylaxis with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: Replication and extension in the Swiss health care system. Journal of Affective Disorders, 122(3), 224-31.

Bowen S, Marlatt A. Surfing the urge: brief mindfulness-based intervention for college student smokers. Psychol. Addict. Behav. 2009;23:666–671.

Bränström, R., Kvillemo, P., Brandberg,Y., & Moskowitz, J. T. (2010). Self-Report mindfulness as a mediator of psychological well-being in a stress reduction intervention for cancer patients-a randomized study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 39(2), 151- 61.

Bremner, J. D., et.al. (2017). A Pilot Study of the Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Brain Response to Traumatic Reminders of Combat in Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Combat Veterans with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry.

Brewer, JA, et. al. (2011). Mindfulness Training for smoking cessation: results from a randomized controlled trialDrug Alcohol Depend. 119 (1-2): 72–80.

Brewer JA, et. al. (2010). Mindfulness-based treatments for co-occurring depression and substance use disorders: what can we learn from the brain? Addiction; 105:1698–1706.

Brown, K.W., & Ryan, R.M. (2003). The Benefits of Being Present: Mindfulness and Its Role in Psychological Well-Being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology , 84(4):822-48.

Bruce, L.J. & Ricciardelli, L.A. (2016). A systematic review of the psychosocial correlates of intuitive eating among adult women. Appetite.96:454-472.

Bush, H., Rossy, L., Mintz, L., & Schopp (2014). Eat for Life: A Worksite Feasibility Study of a Novel Mindfulness-based Intuitive Eating Intervention. Am J Health Promotion (July/Aug):380-388.

Carson, J., et al. (2004). Mindfulness-Based Relationship Enhancement. Behavior Therapy, 35, 471-494.

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.

Chen, K. M., Chen, M. H., Hong, S. M., Chao, H. C., Lin, H. S., & Li, C. H. (2008). Physical fitness of older adults in senior activity centres after 24-week silver yoga exercises. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17(19), 2634-2646.

Chen, K. W., Berger, C. C., Manheimer, E., Forde, D., Magidson, J., Dachman, L., & Lejuez, C. W. (2012). Meditative Therapies for Reducing Anxiety: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Depression and Anxiety, 29(7), 545–562.

Christopher, M. S. & Gilbert, B. D. (2010). Incremental validity of components of mindfulness in the prediction of satisfaction with life and depression. Current Psychology, 29(1), 10-23.

Chuntharapat, S., Petpichetchian, W., & Hatthakit, U. (2008). Yoga during pregnancy. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 14(2), 105-115.

Cloninger, C.R. (2006). The science of well-being: an integrated approach to mental health and its disorders. World Psychiatry 5(2):71-6.

Cohen, B. E., Chang, A. A., Grady, D., & Kanaya, A. M. (2008). Restorative yoga in adults with metabolic syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome & Related Disorders, 6(3): 223-229.

Cohen, J.N., Jensen, D., Stange, J.P. et al. (2017). The Immediate and Long-Term Effects of an Intensive Meditation Retreat. Mindfulness 8: 1064.

Cramer, H., Lauche, R., Langhorst, J., & Dobos, G. (2013). Yoga for depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Depression and Anxiety, 30(11), 1068–1083.

Cullen, M. (2011). Mindfulness-Based Interventions: An Emerging Phenomenon. Mindfulness, 2(3): 186–193.

Dalen, J., Smith, B.W., Shelley, B.M., Sloan, A.L., Leahigh, L., & Begay, D. (2010). Pilot study: Mindful Eating and Living (MEAL): weight, eating behavior, and psychological outcomes associated with a mindfulness-based intervention for people with obesity. Complement Ther Med. 18(6):260-264.

Danucalov, M. A., Simoes, R. S., Kozasa, E. H., & Leite, J. R. (2008). Cardiorespiratory & metabolic changes during yoga. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 33(2), 77-81.

Daubenmier, J., Kristeller, J., Hecht. F.M., et al. (2011). Mindfulness intervention for stress eating to reduce cortisol and abdominal fat among overweight and obese women: an exploratory randomized controlled study. J Obes. 651936.

Davidson, R., et al. (2003). Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, 564-570.

Delgado, L. C., Guerra, P., Perakakis, P., Vera, M. N., et al. (2010). Treating chronic worry: Psychological and physiological effects of a training programme based on mindfulness. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48(9):873-82.

Dhungel, K.U., Malhotra, V., Sarkar, D., & Prajapati, R. (2008). Effect of alternate nostril breathing exercise on cardio respiratory functions. Nepal Medical College Journal, 10(1), 25-7.

Eastman-Mueller, H. et. al (2013). iRest Yoga-Nidra on the College Campus: Changes in Stress, Depression, Worry, and Mindfulness. International Journal of Yoga Therapy (23) 2, 15-24.

Enkema, M. C., & Bowen, S. (2017). Mindfulness practice moderates the relationship between craving and substance use in a clinical sample. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 179: 1-7.

Epstein, R. & Gonzales, T. (2017). Gender & Trauma, Somatic Interventions For Girls In Juvenile Justice: Implications For Policy And Practice. Center on Poverty & Inequality, Georgetown Law. [yoga & mindfulness]

Fissler, M., Winnebeck, E., Schroeter, T. A., Gummbersbach, M., Huntenburg, J. M., Gärtner, M., & Barnhofer, T. (2017). Brief training in mindfulness may normalize a blunted error-related negativity in chronically depressed patients. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience.

Flook, L., Smalley, S.L., Kitil, M.J., Dang, J., Cho, J., Kaiser-Greenland, S., Locke, J. & Kasari, C. (2008). A mindful awareness practice improves executive function in preschool children. Poster presented at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society 6th Annual Conference, Worcester, MA.

Ford, B.,Lam, P., John, O., & Mauss, I. (2017). The Psychological Health Benefits of Accepting Negative Emotions and Thoughts: Laboratory, Diary, and Longitudinal Evidence. [an important aspect of MBCT] Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Gaiswinkler L, Unterrainer HF. (2016). The relationship between yoga involvement, mindfulness and psychological well-being. Complement Ther Med. Jun;26:123-7.

Godfrin, K. A. & van Heeringen, C. (2010). The effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on recurrence of depressive episodes, mental health and quality of life: A randomized controlled study. Behaviour Research and Therapy 48(8):738-46.

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.

Goyal, M., Singh, S. & Sabinga, E (2014). Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-being: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):357-368.

Gutman, S.A., et. al.(2016) Comparative Effectiveness of Three Occupational Therapy Sleep Interventions: A Randomized Controlled Study (Yoga Nidra). Occupation, Participation, & Health, 1-9.

Harinath K, Malhotra AS, Pal K, Prasad R, Kumar R, Kain TC, Rai L, Sawhney RC. (2004). Effects of Hatha yoga and Omkar meditation on cardiorespiratory performance, psychologic profile, and melatonin secretion. J Altern Complement Med. Apr;10(2):261-8.

Harrison, L., Manocha, R., & Rubia, K. (2004). Sahaja Yoga Meditation as a Family Treatment Programme for Children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 9(4), 479-497.

Hartman, C. (2014). Exploring the Experiences of Women with Complex Trauma with the Practice of iRest Yoga Nidra. California Institute of Integral Studies. San Francisco, CA.

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

Hutcherson, C., et al. (2008). Loving-Kindness Meditation Increases Social Connectedness. Emotion, 8(5), 720-724.

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.

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.

Jensen PS, Kenny DT. (2004). The effects of yoga on the attention and behavior of boys with Attention-Deficit/ hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). J Atten Disord. May;7(4):205-16.

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

Jarry, J., Chang, F. M., & La Civita, L. (2017). Ashtanga Yoga for Psychological Well-being: Initial Effectiveness Study. Mindfulness; 8:12691279.

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

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

Kaplan KH, Goldenberg DL, Galvin-Nadeau M. (1993). The impact of a meditation-based stress reduction program on fibromyalgia. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. Sep;15(5):284-9.

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

Khalsa, S.B. (2004). Yoga as a Therapeutic Intervention: A Bibliometric Analysis of Published Research Studies. Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 48(3): 269–85.

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, 24(6):590-5.

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

Kinser, P. A., Bourguignon, C., Whaley, D., Hauenstein, E., & Taylor, A. G. (2013). Feasibility, acceptability, and effects of gentle hatha yoga for women with major depression: Findings from a randomized controlled mixed-methods study. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 27(3), 137–147.

Kirkwood G, et al. (2005) Yoga for Anxiety: A Systematic Review of the Research. British Journal of Sports Medicine 39(12):884–91.

Kissen M, & Kissen-Kohn DA. (2009). Reducing addictions via the self-soothing effects of yoga. Bull Menninger Clinic; 73:34–43.

Kristeller, J.L., Baer, R.A., Quillian, R.W. (2006). Mindfulness-based approaches to eating disorders. In: Baer RA, ed. Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Interventions: Conceptualization, Application, and Empirical Support. San Diego, CA: Elsevier; 2006:75-91.

Kristeller J.L. & Hallett B. (1999). An exploratory study of a meditation-based intervention for binge eating disorder. J Health Psychol. 4(3):357-363.

Kristeller, J.L. & Wolever, R.Q. (2011). Mindfulness-based eating awareness training for treating binge eating disorder: the conceptual foundation. Eat Disord. 19(1):49-61.

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.

Lazar, S., et al. (2005). Meditation experience is associated with increased cortical thickness. NeuroReport, 16(17), 1893-1897.

Lee, J., et al. (2008). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Children: Results of a Pilot Study. . Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 22(1), 15-28.

Lipton, L. (2008). Using yoga to treat disease: an evidence-based review. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 21(2), 34-6, 38, 41.

Loughton, J. & Morden, T. (2015). Mindful Nation UK: Report by the Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group (MAPPG). The Mindfulness Initiative, October 2015.

Luders, E. (2012). The unique brain anatomy of meditation practitioners: alterations in cortical gyrification. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 6(34), 1-9.

Lutz, A., et al. (2008). Regulation of the Neural Circuitry of Emotion by Compassion Meditation: Effects of Meditative Expertise. PLoS One, 3(3), 1-10.

Luu, K. & Hall, P.A. (2017). Examining the Acute Effects of Hatha Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation on Executive Function and Mood. Mindfulness 8: 873.

Mantzios, M. & Wilson, J.C. (2015). Mindfulness, Eating Behaviours, and Obesity: A Review and Reflection on Current Findings. Curr Obes Rep 4: 141

Marusak, H. A., et. al. (2018). Mindfulness and dynamic functional neural connectivity in children and adolescents. Behavioural Brain Research, 336:211-218.

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.

Mathieu, J. (2009). What Should You Know About Mindful and Intuitive Eating? Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 109(12), 1982-7.

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

Michalak, J., Heidenreich, T., 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, C.K., Kristeller, J.L., Headings, A., Nagaraja, H., & Miser ,W.F. (2012). Comparative effectiveness of a mindful eating intervention to a diabetes self-management intervention among adults with type 2 diabetes: a pilot study. J Acad Nutr Diet. 112(11):1835-1842.

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.

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.

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

Nassif, T., et.al. (2015).Using Mindfulness Meditation to Improve Pain Management in Combat Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury. Poster via War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, American University, & Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

Nassif, T., et. al. (2014). Evaluating the Effectiveness of Mindfulness Meditation (iRest Yoga Nidra) for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in U.S. Veterans Using the Defense and Veterans Pain Rating Scale. Poster for the War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, Washington DC.

Neff, K.D. & Germer, C.K. (2012). A Pilot Study and Randomized Controlled Trial of the Mindful Self-Compassion Program. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 00(00), 1-17.

Neff, K.D. & Germer, C.K. (2013). Self-Compassion in Clinical Practice. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 69(8), 1-12.

Neff, K. D. & Germer, C. (2017). Self-Compassion and Psychological Wellbeing. In J. Doty (Ed.) Oxford Handbook of Compassion Science, Chap. 27. Oxford University Press.

Neff, K. D. & Knox, M. (2017). Self-Compassion. In V. Zeigler-Hill, T.K. Shackelford (eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. New Your: Springer.

Netz Y, Lidor R. (2003). Mood alterations in mindful versus aerobic exercise modes. J Psychol. Sep;137(5):405-19.

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.

O’Reilly, G. A., Cook, L., Spruijt-Metz, D. and Black, D. S. (2014), Mindfulness-based interventions for obesity-related eating behaviours: a literature review. Obes Rev, 15: 453–461.

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.

Pace, T.W.W., et. al. (2008). Effect of compassion meditation on neuroendocrine, innate immune and behavioral responses to psychosocial stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology Article in Press.

Parsons, C. E., et.al (2017). Home practice in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: A systematic review and meta-analysis of participants’ mindfulness practice and its association with outcomes. Behaviour Research and Therapy 95, 29–41.

Pence, P. G. et. al. (2014). Delivering Integrative Restoration-Yoga Nidra Meditation (iRest®) to Women with Sexual Trauma at a Veteran’s Medical Center: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Yoga Therapy 24, 53- 62.

Pilkington K, et al. (2005). Yoga for Depression: The Research Evidence. Journal of Affective Disorders 89(1–3):13–24.

Raja-Khan, N. et. al. (2017). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Women with Overweight or Obesity: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Obesity Journal 00(00):1-11.

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.

Rani, K. et. al (2009). Yoga Nidra as a complementary treatment of anxiety and depressive symptoms in patients with menstrual disorder. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. Jan-Mar;53(1):97-101.

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

Rogers, J. M., Ferrari, M., Mosely, K., Lang, C. P., and Brennan, L. (2017) Mindfulness-based interventions for adults who are overweight or obese: a meta-analysis of physical and psychological health outcomes. Obesity Reviews, 18: 5167.

Rosaen, C. & Benn, R. (2006). The Experience of Transcendental Meditation in Middle School Students: A Qualitative Report. Explore, 2, 422-425.

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.

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.

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.

Semple, R., Reid, E., & Miller, L. (2005). Treating Anxiety with Mindfulness: An Open Trial of Mindfulness Training for Anxious Children. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 19(4), 379-392.

Shannahoff-Khalsa DS. (2004). An introduction to Kundalini yoga meditation techniques that are specific for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. J Altern Complement Med. Feb;10(1):91-101.

Shapiro, D., et al. (2007). Yoga as a Complementary Treatment of Depression: Effects of Traits and Moods on Treatment Outcome. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 4(4), 493-502.

Shapiro, S., 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.

Shearin, J. R., et. al (2014). iRest Integrative Restoration (Yoga Nidra), A Meditative Approach to Healing: Bringing Calm and Ease to Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence and/or Stalking. Poster from University of Missouri McNair Scholars Program,.

Shonin, E, Gordon, V. & Griffiths, M. (2013). Mindfulness-based interventions: towards mindful clinical integration. Frontiers in Psychology, (4) 194.

Singh, N., et al. (2007). Adolescents with Conduct Disorder Can Be Mindful of Their Aggressive Behavior. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 15(1), 56-63.

Singh, N., et al. (2007). Mindful Parenting Decreases Aggression and Increases Social Behavior in Children with Developmental Disabiltiies. Behavior Modification, 31(6), 749-771.

Singh, N., et al. (2006). Mindful Parenting Decreases Aggression, Noncompliance, and Self-Injury in Children with Autism. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 14(3), 169-177.

Stein, D. J., et. al. (2008). Psychobiology of Mindfulness. Clinical Neuroscience Spectr 13:9, 752-756.

Streeter, C. C., et. al. (2017). Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder with Iyengar Yoga and Coherent Breathing: A Randomized Controlled Dosing Study. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 23:3, 201-207.

Tang, Y., et al. (2007). Short-term meditation training improves attention and self-regulation. PNAS, 104(43), 17152-17156.

Tapper, K., Shaw, C., Ilsley, J., et al. (2008). Exploratory randomised controlled trial of a mindfulness based weight loss intervention for women, Appetite, doi:10.1016/j.appet.2008.11.012.

Teasdale, J., et al. (2000). Prevention of Relapse/Recurrence in Major Depression by Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Journal of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, 68(4), 615-623.

Tekur, P., Singphow, C., Nagendra, H. R., & Raghuram, N. (2008). Effect of short-term intensive yoga program on pain, functional disability and spinal flexibility in chronic low back pain. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14(6), 637-644.

Thompson, E. (2008). Neurophenomenology and Contemplative Experience. Excerpt from The Oxford Handbook of Science and Religion.

Timmerman, G.M., & Brown, A. (2012). The effect of a mindful restaurant eating intervention on weight management in women. J Nutr Educ Behav. 44(1):22-28.

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

Valk, S. L., et. al (2017). Structural plasticity of the social brain: Differential change after socio-affective and cognitive mental [mindfulness] training. Science Advances: Vol. 3, no. 10.

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

Wang, L. Q., Chien, W. T., Yip, L. K., & Karatzias, T. (2016). A randomized controlled trial of a mindfulness-based intervention program for people with schizophrenia: 6-month follow-up. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 12, 3097-3110.

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.

Willoughby, B. et. al. (2017). Dismantling Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Creation and validation of 8-week focused attention and open monitoring interventions within a 3-armed randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy.

Winbush, N. Y., Gross, C. R., & Kreitzer, M. J. (2007). The effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on sleep disturbance: a systematic review. Explore, 3(6):585-91.

Woolery A, Myers H, Sternlieb B, Zeltzer L.(2004). A yoga intervention for young adults with elevated symptoms of depression. Altern Ther Health Med. Mar-Apr;10(2):60-3.

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.

Zullig, K.J., Lander, L.R., Sloan, S. et al. (2017). Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention with Individuals Receiving Medication-Assisted Outpatient Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. Mindfulness 1-7.

Zylowksa, L., et al. (2008). Mindfulness Meditation Training in Adolescents and Adults with ADHD: A Feasibility Study. Journal of Attention Disorders, 11(6), 737-746.

Research on potential adverse reactions can be found here: http://meditatinginsafety.org.uk/category/research-evidence/


Living mindfully and with concentration, we see a deeper reality and are able to witness impermanence without fear, anger, or despair.
— Thich Nhat Hanh