MBSR Research

Scientific Studies of MBSR & Related Topics
with Links to PubMed

2016

Deconstructing the Emotion Regulatory Properties of Mindfulness: An Electrophysiological Investigation
Lin Y. et al.; Front Hum Neurosci. 2016

The Effects of Mindfulness on Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Protocol of a Mixed-Methods Longitudinal Study
Wong WP et al.; Front Aging Neurosci. 2016

Clinical Utility of Mindfulness Training in the Treatment of Fatigue After Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-analysis
Ulrichsen KM et al.; Front Psychol. 2016

8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction induces brain changes similar to traditional long-term meditation practice – A systematic review.
Gotink RA. et al.; Brain Cogn. 2016 Jul 15

A meta-analysis of the benefits of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on psychological function among breast cancer (BC) survivors.
Huang HP et al.; Breast Cancer. 2016 Jul

Mindfulness based stress reduction for medical students: optimising student satisfaction and engagement.
Aherne D, et al.; BMC Med Educ. 2016 Aug 18

Preliminary evaluation of a brief mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention for mental health professionals.
Dobie A et al.; Australas Psychiatry. 2016 Feb

Randomized controlled pilot trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction for breast and colorectal cancer survivors: effects on cancer-related cognitive impairment.
Johns SA et al.; J Cancer Surviv. 2016 Jun

Entrainment of chaotic activities in brain and heart during MBSR mindfulness training.
Gao J, et al.; Neurosci Lett. 2016 Mar 11

Acceptance- and mindfulness-based interventions for the treatment of chronic pain: a meta-analytic review.
Veehof MM; Cogn Behav Ther. 2016; 45(1):5-31.

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for GPs: results of a controlled mixed methods pilot study in Dutch primary care.
Verweij H, et al.; Br J Gen Pract. 2016 Feb

Brain and behavior changes associated with an abbreviated 4-week mindfulness-based stress reduction course in back pain patients.
Braden BB; Brain Behav. 2016 Feb 16

Group CBT versus MBSR for social anxiety disorder: A randomized controlled trial.
Goldin PR, et al.; J Consult Clin Psychol. 2016 May

Enhancing Clinicians’ Well-Being and Patient-Centered Care Through Mindfulness.
Dobkin PL. et al.; J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2016 Winter

Mindfulness-based stress reduction as a novel treatment for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: a randomized controlled trial.
Kanter G, et al.; Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Apr 26

Changes in Mindfulness and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Among Veterans Enrolled in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction.
Stephenson KR, et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2016 May 6

Examination of Broad Symptom Improvement Resulting From Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Lengacher CA, et al.; J Clin Oncol. 2016 Aug 20

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Fear Conditioning, and The Uncinate Fasciculus: A Pilot Study.
Hölzel BK, et al.; Front Behav Neurosci. 2016 Jun 15

Mindfulness as an Intervention for Breast Cancer Survivors.
Kiely D, et al.; Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2016 Aug 1;20(4):357-9.

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for managers: a randomized controlled study.
Żołnierczyk-Zreda D, et al.; Occup Med (Lond). 2016 Jul 20

A Secondary Analysis of Sleep Quality Changes in Older Adults From a Randomized Trial of an MBSR Program.
Gallegos AM, et al.; J Appl Gerontol. 2016 Aug 10

A randomized controlled trial evaluating Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for the treatment of palpitations: A pilot study.
Owens JE, et al.; Int J Cardiol. 2016 Aug 9

Randomized controlled pilot trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction compared to psychoeducational support for persistently fatigued breast and colorectal cancer survivors.
Johns SA, et al.; Support Care Cancer. 2016 Oct

Mindful Mates: A Pilot Study of the Relational Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Participants and Their Partners.
Khaddouma A, et al.; Fam Process. 2016 May 26

Biomarkers of Resilience in Stress Reduction for Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Patients.
Ho L, et al.; Neuromolecular Med. 2016 Jun

Mindfulness Interventions in Physical Rehabilitation: A Scoping Review.
Hardison ME, et al.; Am J Occup Ther. 2016 May-Jun

2015

Distress improves after mindfulness training for progressive MS: A pilot randomised trial.
Bogosian A. et al.; Mult Scler. 2015

Teaching Mindfulness Meditation to Adults with Severe Speech and Physical Impairments: An Exploratory Study
Goodrich E. et al.; Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2015

Forever Young(er): potential age-defying effects of long-term meditation on gray matter atrophy.
Luders E. et al.; Front Psychol. 2015

Standardised mindfulness-based interventions in healthcare: an overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of RCTs.
Gotink RA et al.; PLoS One 2015

Impact of a mindfulness stress management program on stress, anxiety, depression and quality of life in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized controlled trial.
Stefanaki C. et al.; Stress. 2015

Association between Mindfulness and Weight Status in a General Population from the NutriNet-Santé Study.
Camilleri GM et al.; PLoS One. 2015

Benefits of mindfulness training for patients with progressive cognitive decline and their caregivers.
Paller KA et al.; Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2015

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for chronic insomnia in adults older than 75 years: a randomized, controlled, singleblind clinical trial.
Zhang JX et al.; Explore (NY). 2015

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorder: a pilot study.
Reese HE et al.; J Psychosom Res. 2015

The effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction on disease activity in people with rheumatoid arthritis: a randomised controlled trial.
Fogarty FA et al.; Ann Rheum Dis. 2015

The impact of mindfulness-based interventions on symptom burden, positive psychological outcomes, and biomarkers in cancer patients.
Rouleau CR et al.; Cancer Manag Res. 2015

The neuroscience of mindfulness meditation.
Tang YY et al.; Nat Rev Neurosci. 2015

Mindfulness Training among Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease: Neurobehavioral Effects.
Pickut B et al.; Parkinsons Dis. 2015

Interoception, contemplative practice, and health.
Farb N. et al.; Front Psychol. 2015

Potential benefits of mindfulness-based interventions in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease: an interdisciplinary perspective.
Larouche E et al.; Behav Brain Res. 2015

Complementary and alternative medicine for psoriasis: what the dermatologist needs to know.
Talbott W. et al.; Am J Clin Dermatol. 2015

Effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction on somatic symptoms, distress, mindfulness and spiritual wellbeing in women with breast cancer: Results of a randomized controlled trial.
Würtzen H. et al.; Acta Oncol. 2015

Mindfulness for the self-management of fatigue, anxiety, and depression in women with metastatic breast cancer: a mixed methods feasibility study.
Eyles C. et al.; Integr Cancer Ther. 2015

How do mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and mindfulnessbased stress reduction improve mental health and wellbeing? A systematic review and meta-analysis of meditation studies.
Gu J. et al.; Clin Psychol Rev. 2015

Effects of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Therapy on Subjective Bother and Neural Connectivity in Chronic Tinnitus.
Roland LT et al.; Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015

Mindfulness Meditation Training for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adulthood: Current Empirical Support, Treatment Overview, and Future Directions.
Mitchell JT et al.; Cogn Behav Pract. 2015

Mindfulness-based cancer recovery and supportive expressive therapy maintain telomere length relative to controls in distressed breast cancer survivors.
Carlson LE et al.; Cancer. 2015

The Temporal Order of Change in Daily Mindfulness and Affect During Mindfulness-Based StressReduction.
Snippe E. et al.; J Couns Psychol. 2015

Mediators of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): assessing the timing and sequence of change in cancer patients.
Labelle LE et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2015

Mindful Emotion Regulation: Exploring the Neurocognitive Mechanisms behind Mindfulness.
Grecucci A. et al.; Biomed Res Int. 2015

Cultivating multiple aspects of attention through mindfulness meditation accounts for psychological well-being through decreased rumination.
Wolkin JR et al.; Psychol Res Behav Manag. 2015

Anterior insula volume and guilt: neurobehavioral markers of recurrence after early childhood major depressive disorder.
Belden AC et al.; JAMA Psychiatry. 2015

Identification of a common neurobiological substrate for mental illness.
Goodkind M. et al.; JAMA Psychiatry. 2015

2014

Meditation and neurodegenerative diseases.
Newberg AB et al.; Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2014

Exploring age-related brain degeneration in meditation practitioners.
Luders E.; Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2014

The potential effects of meditation on age-related cognitive decline: a systematic review
Gard T. et al.; Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2014

Effect of meditation on cognitive functions in context of aging and neurodegenerative diseases
Marciniak R. et al.; Front Behav Neurosci. 2014

Perceived stress in multiple sclerosis: The potential role of mindfulness in health and wellbeing
Senders A. et al.; J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2014

Meditation for migraines: a pilot randomized controlled trial.
Wells RE et al.; Headache. 2014

Baseline immune biomarkers as predictors of MBSR(BC) treatment success in off-treatment breast cancer patients.
Reich RR et al.; Biol Res Nurs. 2014

Brief mindfulness meditation training alters psychological and neuroendocrine responses to social evaluative stress.
Creswell JD et al.; Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014

Is meditation associated with altered brain structure? A systematic review and meta-analysis of morphometric neuroimaging in meditation practitioners.
Fox KC et al.; Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2014

Movement-based embodied contemplative practices: definitions and paradigms.
Schmalzl L. et al.; Front Hum Neurosci. 2014

Change in Brainstem Gray Matter Concentration Following a Mindfulness-Based Intervention is Correlated with Improvement in Psychological Well-Being.
Singleton O, Hölzel BK et al.; Front Hum Neurosci. 2014

Brief mindfulness-based therapy for chronic tension-type headache: a randomized controlled pilot study.
Cathcart S. et al; Behav Cogn Psychother. 2014

Immediate effects of a brief mindfulness-based body scan on patients with chronic pain.
Ussher M. et al.; J Behav Med. 2014

How mindfulness changed my sleep: focus groups with chronic insomnia patients.
Hubbling A. et al.; BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014

Mindfulness, self-compassion, and empathy among health care professionals: a review of the literature.
Raab K. et al.; J Health Care Chaplain. 2014

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for parents of young children with developmental delays: implications for parental mental health and child behavior problems.
Neece CL et al.; J Appl Res Intellect Disabil. 2014

Mindfulness-based interventions: an antidote to suffering in the context of substance use, misuse, and addiction.
Black DS et al.; Subst Use Misuse. 2014

Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction and mindfulness based cognitive therapy in vascular disease: A systematic review and metaanalysis of randomised controlled trials.
Abbott RA et al.; J Psychosom Res. 2014

Comparison of mindfulness-based stress reduction versus yoga on urinary urge incontinence: a randomized pilot study. with 6-month and 1-year follow-up visits.
Baker J. et al.; Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2014

Mindfulness-based interventions for obesity-related eating behaviours: a literature review.
O’Reilly GA et al.; Obes Rev. 2014

Moving beyond Mindfulness: Defining Equanimity as an Outcome Measure in Meditation and Contemplative Research.
Desbordes G. et al.; Mindfulness (N Y). 2014

Reducing distress in mothers of children with autism and other disabilities: a randomized trial.
Dykens EM et al.; Pediatrics. 2014

Randomized controlled pilot study of mindfulness-based stress reduction for persistently fatigued cancer survivors.
Johns SA et al. ; Psychooncology. 2014

Modulation of the autonomic nervous system assessed through heart rate variability by a mindfulness-based stress reduction program.
Nijjar PS et al.; Int J Cardiol. 2014

It’s not what you think, it’s how you relate to it: dispositional mindfulness moderates the relationship between psychological distress and the cortisol awakening response.
Daubenmier J. et al.; Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014

Interaction between neuroanatomical and psychological changes after mindfulness-based training.
Santarnecchi E. et al.; PLoS One. 2014

Enhancing relaxation states and positive emotions in physicians through a mindfulness training program: A one-year study.
Amutio A. et al.; Psychol Health Med. 2014

Reducing stress and anxiety in caregivers of lung transplant patients: benefits of mindfulness meditation.
Haines J. et al.; Int J Organ Transplant Med. 2014

Neural mechanisms of mindfulness and meditation: Evidence from neuroimaging studies.
Marchand WR; World J Radiol. 2014

Neural correlates of mindfulness meditation-related anxiety relief.
Zeidan F. et al; Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2014

Mindfulness-based interventions for obesity-related eating behaviours: a literature review.
O’Reilly GA et al.; Obes Rev. 2014

Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction and mindfulness based cognitive therapy in vascular disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.
Abbott RA et al.; J Psychosom Res. 2014

Finding the right match: mindfulness training may potentiate the therapeutic effect of nonjudgment of inner experience on smoking cessation.
Schuman-Olivier Z et al.; Subst Use Misuse. 2014

Change in Brainstem Gray Matter Concentration Following a Mindfulness-Based Intervention is Correlated with Improvement in Psychological Well-Being.
Singleton O. et al.; Front Hum Neurosci. 2014

Meditation programs for psychological stress and well-being: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Goyal M et al.; JAMA Intern Med. 2014

Rapid changes in histone deacetylases and inflammatory gene expression in expert meditators.
Kaliman P et al.; Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014

A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation for chronic insomnia.
Ong JC et al.; Sleep. 2014

Benefits of Mindfulness Training for Patients With Progressive Cognitive Decline and Their Caregivers.
Paller KA et al.; Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2014

Mindfulness intervention for child abuse survivors: a 2.5-year follow-up.
Earley MD et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2014

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for older adults with worry symptoms and co-occurring cognitive dysfunction.
Lenze EJ et al.; Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014

Influence of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on telomerase activity in women with breast cancer (BC).
Lengacher CA et al.; Biol Res Nurs. 2014

Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Chronic Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
la Cour P. et al.; Pain Med. 2014

Mindfulness Meditation Alleviates Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Women: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial.
Cash E. et al.; Ann Behav Med. 2014

Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) reduces anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation in veterans.
Serpa JG et al.; Med Care. 2014

An Adapted Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program for Elders in a Continuing Care Retirement Community: Quantitative and Qualitative Results From a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.
Moss AS et al.; J Appl Gerontol. 2014

2013

Meditation’s impact on default mode network & hippocampus in mild cognitive impairment: a pilot study
Wells RE et al.; Neurosci Lett. 2013

Becoming conscious: the science of mindfulness.
Paulson S1, Davidson R, Jha A, Kabat-Zinn J.; Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2013

Mindfulness meditation training alters cortical representations of interoceptive attention.
Farb NA et al.; Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2013

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for family caregivers: a randomized controlled trial.
Whitebird RR et al.; Gerontologist. 2013

A systematic review and meta-analysis of mindfulness-based stress reduction for the fibromyalgia syndrome.
Lauche R. et al.; J Psychosom Res. 2013

Meditation’s impact on default mode network and hippocampus in mild cognitive impairment: a pilot study.
Wells RE et al.; Neurosci Lett. 2013

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome symptoms: a randomized wait-list controlled trial.
Zernicke KA et al.; Int J Behav Med. 2013

PTSD symptom reduction with mindfulness-based stretching and deep breathing exercise: randomized controlled clinical trial of efficacy.
Kim SH et al.; J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013

Mindfulness starts with the body: somatosensory attention and top-down modulation of cortical alpha rhythms in mindfulness meditation.
Kerr CE et al.; Front Hum Neurosci. 2013

Craving to quit: psychological models and neurobiological mechanisms of mindfulness training as treatment for addictions.
Brewer JA et al.; Psychol Addict Behav. 2013

Becoming conscious: the science of mindfulness.
Paulson S1, Davidson R, Jha A, Kabat-Zinn J.; Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2013

MBSR vs aerobic exercise in social anxiety: fMRI of emotion regulation of negative self-beliefs.
Goldin P. et al.; Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2013

Psychological and neural mechanisms of trait mindfulness in reducing depression vulnerability.
Paul NA et al.; Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2013

Mindful attention reduces neural and self-reported cue-induced craving in smokers.
Westbrook C. et al.; Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2013

Impact of meditation training on the default mode network during a restful state.
Taylor VA et al.; Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2013

Meditation, mindfulness and executive control: the importance of emotional acceptance and brain-based performance monitoring.
Teper R. et al.; Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2013

Dispositional mindfulness co-varies with smaller amygdala and caudate volumes in community adults.
Taren AA et al.; PLoS One. 2013

Mindfulness based intervention in Parkinson’s disease leads to structural brain changes on MRI: a randomized controlled longitudinal trial.
Pickut BA et al.; Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013

Mindfulness training for smoking cessation: moderation of the relationship between craving and cigarette use.
Elwafi HM et al.; Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013

Mindfulness meditation practices as adjunctive treatments for psychiatric disorders.
Marchand WR; Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2013

2012

Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) improves long-term mental fatigue after stroke or traumatic brain injury
Johansson B. et al; Brain Inj. 2012

The mindful brain and emotion regulation in mood disorders.
Farb NA et al.; Can J Psychiatry. 2012

A pilot study evaluating the effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction on psychological status, physical status, salivary cortisol, and interleukin-6 among advanced-stage cancer patients and their caregivers.
Lengacher CA et al.; J Holist Nurs. 2012

Mindfulness and bodily distress.
Fjorback LO; Dan Med J. 2012

Weekly change in mindfulness and perceived stress in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program.
Baer RA et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2012

The “what” and the “how” of dispositional mindfulness: using interactions among subscales of the five-facet mindfulness questionnaire to understand its relation to substance use.
Eisenlohr-Moul TA et al.; Assessment. 2012

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction training reduces loneliness and pro-inflammatory gene expression in older adults: a small randomized controlled trial.
Creswell JD et al.; Brain Behav Immun. 2012

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for breast cancer-a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Cramer H et al.; Curr Oncol. 2012

A mindfulness course decreases burnout and improves wellbeing among healthcare providers.
Goodman MJ et al.; Int J Psychiatry Med. 2012

2011

Harnessing neuroplasticity for clinical applications
Cramer SC et al.; Brain. 2011

Meditation experience is associated with differences in default mode network activity and connectivity.
Brewer JA et al.; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011

Mindfulness training for smoking cessation: results from a randomized controlled trial.
Brewer JA et al.; Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011

Intensive meditation training, immune cell telomerase activity, and psychological mediators.
Jacobs TL et al.; Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2011

Meditation research: the state of the art in correctional settings.
Himelstein S. et al.; Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2011

The association between dispositional mindfulness, psychological well-being, and perceived health in a Swedish population-based sample.
Bränström R et al.; Br J Health Psychol. 2011

Mindfulness-based stress reduction versus pharmacotherapy for chronic primary insomnia: a randomized controlled clinical trial.
Gross CR et al.; Explore (NY). 2011

Effects of mindfulness meditation training on anticipatory alpha modulation in primary somatosensory cortex.
Kerr CE et al.; Brain Res Bull. 2011

Body Awareness: a phenomenological inquiry into the common ground of mind-body therapies.
Mehling WE et al.; Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2011

Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density.
Hölzel BK et al.; Psychiatry Res. 2011

How Does Mindfulness Meditation Work? Proposing Mechanisms of Action From a Conceptual and Neural Perspective.
Hölzel BK et al.; Perspect Psychol Sci. 2011

2010

Examining the protective effects of mindfulness training on working memory capacity and affective experience.
Jha AP et al.; Emotion. 2010

Dispositional mindfulness and depressive symptomatology: correlations with limbic and self-referential neural activity during rest.
Way BM et al.; Emotion. 2010

Effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on emotion regulation in social anxiety disorder.
Goldin PR et al.; Emotion. 2010

A wandering mind is an unhappy mind.
Killingsworth MA et al.; Science. 2010

Development of an acceptance-based coping intervention for alcohol dependence relapse prevention.
Vieten C. et al.; Subst Abus. 2010

Minding one’s emotions: mindfulness training alters the neural expression of sadness.
Farb NA et al.; Emotion. 2010

Enhanced psychosocial well-being following participation in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program is associated with increased natural killer cell activity.
Fang CY et al.; J Altern Complement Med. 2010

MS quality of life, depression, and fatigue improve after mindfulness training: a randomized trial.
Grossman P. et al.; Neurology. 2010

Weathering storms: a cohort study of how participation in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program benefits women after breast cancer treatment.
Matousek RH et al.; Curr Oncol. 2010

Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting Education: Promoting Family Mindfulness During the Perinatal Period.
Duncan LG et al.; J Child Fam Stud. 2010

Stress reduction correlates with structural changes in the amygdala.
Hölzel BK et al.; Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2010

Mindfulness intervention for child abuse survivors.
Kimbrough E. et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2010

Effects of brief and sham mindfulness meditation on mood and cardiovascular variables.
Zeidan F et al.; J Altern Complement Med. 2010

2009

An empirical study of the mechanisms of mindfulness in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program.
Carmody J. et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2009

How long does a mindfulness-based stress reduction program need to be? A review of class contact hours and effect sizes for psychological distress.
Carmody J. et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2009

Self-focused attention and mechanisms of change in mindfulness-based treatment.
Baer RA et al.; Cogn Behav Ther. 2009

Surfing the urge: brief mindfulness-based intervention for college student smokers.
Bowen S et al.; Psychol Addict Behav. 2009

The underlying anatomical correlates of long-term meditation: larger hippocampal and frontal volumes of gray matter.
Luders E et al.; Neuroimage. 2009

A controlled study of the effect of a mindfulnessbased stress reduction technique in women with multiple chemical sensitivity, chronic fatigue syndrome, and fibromyalgia.
Sampalli T. et al.; J Multidiscip Healthc. 2009

Randomized controlled trial of mindfulnessbased stress reduction (MBSR) for survivors of breast cancer.
Lengacher CA et al.; Psychooncology. 2009

How long does a mindfulness-based stress reduction program need to be? A review of class contact hours and effect sizes for psychological distress.
Carmody J1, Baer R. et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2009

Mindfulness Meditation Training and Self-Referential Processing in Social Anxiety Disorder: Behavioral and Neural Effects.
Goldin P. et al.; J Cogn Psychother. 2009

Effects of low-dose mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSRld) on working adults.
Klatt MD et al.; Health Educ Behav. 2009

Mindfulness and rumination: does mindfulness training lead to reductions in the ruminative thinking associated with depression?
Deyo M. et al.; Explore (NY). 2009

Classical mindfulness: an introduction to its theory and practice for clinical application.
Rapgay L1, Bystrisky A.; Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009

Exploratory randomised controlled trial of a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention for women.
Tapper K et al.; Appetite. 2009

Mindfulness meditation training effects on CD4+ T lymphocytes in HIV-1 infected adults: a small randomized controlled trial.
Creswell JD et al.; Brain Behav Immun. 2009

2008

Relationships between mindfulness practice and levels of mindfulness, medical and psychological symptoms and wellbeing in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program.
Carmody J et al.; J Behav Med. 2008

Effect of mindfulness based stress reduction on immune function, quality of life and coping in women newly diagnosed with early stage breast cancer.
Witek-Janusek L. et al.; Brain Behav Immun. 2008

Cultivating mindfulness: effects on well-being.
Shapiro SL et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2008

Effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention on psychological well-being and quality of life: is increased mindfulness indeed the mechanism?
Nyklícek I et al.; Ann Behav Med. 2008

“I felt like a new person.” the effects of mindfulness meditation on older adults with chronic pain: qualitative narrative analysis of diary entries.
Morone NE et al.; J Pain. 2008

Relationships between mindfulness practice and levels of mindfulness, medical and psychological symptoms and wellbeing in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program.
Carmody J. et al.; J Behav Med. 2008

Mindfulness in medicine.
Ludwig DS, J. Kabat-Zinn: JAMA. 2008

2007

A pilot study on mindfulness based stress reduction for smokers.
Davis JM et al.; BMC Complement Altern Med. 2007

Mindfulness meditation alleviates depressive symptoms in women with fibromyalgia: results of a randomized clinical trial.
Sephton SE et al.; Arthritis Rheum. 2007

Attending to the present: mindfulness meditation reveals distinct neural modes of self-reference.
Farb NA et al.; Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2007

Mindfulness training as an intervention for fibromyalgia: evidence of postintervention and 3-year follow-up benefits in well-being.
Grossman P. et al.; Psychother Psychosom. 2007

Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Pradhan EK et al.; Arthritis Rheum. 2007

Mindfulness-based stress reduction is associated with improved glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a pilot study.
Rosenzweig S. et al.; Altern Ther Health Med. 2007

A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distraction.
Jain S. et al.; Ann Behav Med. 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.
Carlson LE et al.; Brain Behav Immun. 2007

2006

Mechanisms of mindfulness.
Shapiro SL et al.; J Clin Psychol. 2006

Evaluation of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program for caregivers of children with chronic conditions.
Minor HG et al.; Soc Work Health Care. 2006

Mindfulness meditation and substance use in an incarcerated population.
Bowen S. et al.; Psychol Addict Behav. 2006

Short-term autonomic and cardiovascular effects of mindfulness body scan meditation.
Ditto B. et al.; Ann Behav Med. 200

2005

Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on sleep, mood, stress and fatigue symptoms in cancer outpatients.
Carlson LE. Et al.; Int J Behav Med. 2005

A pilot study evaluating mindfulness-based stress reduction and massage for the management of chronic pain.
Plews-Ogan M. et al.; J Gen Intern Med. 2005

Meditation experience is associated with increased cortical thickness.
Lazar SW et al.; Neuroreport. 2005

Mindfulness-based stress reduction for health care professionals: Results from a randomized trial.
Shapiro SL, Astin JA, Bishop SR, Cordova M. International Journal of Stress Management. 2005;12:164–176.

1982 – 2003

Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation.
Davidson RJ et al.; Psychosom Med. 2003

Mindfulness of Movement as a Coping Strategy in Multiple Sclerosis. A Pilot Study.
Mills N., Allen J.; Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2000

Influence of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction intervention on rates of skin clearing in patients with moderate to severe psoriasis undergoing phototherapy (UVB) and photochemotherapy (PUVA).
Kabat-Zinn J. et al.; Psychosom Med. 1998

Effectiveness of a meditation-based stress reduction program in the treatment of anxiety disorders.
Kabat-Zinn J. et al.; Am J Psychiatry. 1992

The clinical use of mindfulness meditation for the self-regulation of chronic pain.
Kabat-Zinn J. et al.;  J Behav Med. 1985

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