What is mindfulness-based therapy good for? Evidence, Limitations and Controversies

Miguel Farias, C. Wikholm, Romara Delmonte

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    Abstract

    What exactly is mindfulness meditation good for? For who and how does it work? Can it have adverse effects? A cursory glance at the mental health literature suggests that it can help with almost anything, but a deeper look reveals contradictory findings.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1012–1013
    JournalThe Lancet Psychiatry
    Volume3
    Issue number11
    Early online date26 Oct 2016
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016

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    Mental Health
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    © 2016. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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    What is mindfulness-based therapy good for? Evidence, Limitations and Controversies. / Farias, Miguel; Wikholm, C.; Delmonte, Romara.

    In: The Lancet Psychiatry, Vol. 3, No. 11, 11.2016, p. 1012–1013.

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    Farias, Miguel ; Wikholm, C. ; Delmonte, Romara. / What is mindfulness-based therapy good for? Evidence, Limitations and Controversies. In: The Lancet Psychiatry. 2016 ; Vol. 3, No. 11. pp. 1012–1013.
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