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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and MBSR


Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density.  MBSR participation was associated with changes in gray matter concentration in brain regions involved in learning and memory processes, emotional regulation, self-referential processing, and perspective taking.

Rapid changes in histone deacetylases and inflammatory gene expression in expert meditators.

MBSR reduces stress-related psychological distress in healthcare professionals.

Enhanced psychosocial well-being following participation in a mindfulness based stress reduction program is associated with increased natural killer cell activity.

MBSR: a literature review and clinician’s guide.

MBSR for Family Caregivers: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Weekly Change in Mindfulness and Perceived Stress in a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program.

Sustained impact of MBSR on stress, well-being, and daily spiritual experiences for 1 year in academic health care employees.

Mindfulness based stress reduction for integrative cancer care: a summary of evidence.

Association of participation in a mindfulness program with measures of PTSD, depression and quality of life in a veteran sample.

Effect of mindfulness training on asthma quality of life and lung function: a randomised controlled trial.

MS quality of life, depression, and fatigue improve after mindfulness training: a randomized trial.

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