Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an effective, clinically proven adjunct to traditional medical care. In addition to enhancing immune function and improving quality of life, the MBSR training teaches the individual how to be an active participant in the healing and management of physical and emotional disregulation. The links below provide access to some of the latest research on Mindfulness and MBSR as applied to various disorders and conditions.
- Research studies from The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at UMass Medical School.
- Clinical studies on mindfulness at the Lab for Affective Neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin.
- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Health-related Quality of Life in a Heterogeneous Patient Population by Diane Reibel, et al.
- Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation by Richard Davidson, et al.
- Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Medical and Premedical Students;SL Shapiro, GE Schwartz, G Bonner – Journal of Behavioral
- Effect of a Mindfulness Meditation-Based Stress Reduction Program on Mood and Symptoms of Stress in Cancer Outpatients by Michael Speca, et al.
- Psycho-Endocrine-Immune Response to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in HIV-Infected Individuals; Medicine, 1998 – Springer
- Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Sense of Coherence Among Women with Fibromyalgia; I Weissbecker, P Salmon, JL Studts, AR Floyd, EA … – Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 2002 – Springer
- Mindfulness Meditation, Anxiety Reduction, and Heart Disease: A Pilot Study; AM Tacon, J McComb, Y Caldera, P Randolph – Fam Community Health, 2003 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
- The Clinical Use of Mindfulness Meditation for the Self-Regulation of Chronic Pain; J Kabat-Zinn, L Lipworth, R Burney – Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 1985 – Springer
- A Pilot Study of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Hot Flashes; J Carmody, S Crawford, L Churchill – Menopause, 2006 – menopausejournal.com