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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) works as well as common antidepressants to reduce anxiety
New research shows that MBSR, including breath awareness and body scanning, is as effective at treating anxiety as a commonly-used antidepressant. The research adds to a growing body of data that shows that practicing mindfulness can be a powerful and effective treatment for anxiety.
This Is Your Brain on Mindfulness Training
Studies have shown that mindfulness training can boost a range of mental and physical health problems, but how it works hasn’t been clear. Now, researchers have developed a model suggesting that mindfulness influences health via stress reduction pathways.
Can mindfulness practices strengthen your parenting skills?
Parenting adolescents can be challenging due to the rapid changes happening for young people cognitively, emotionally, physically and socially. Research shows that parental practices and adult mental health play important roles in the overall mental health and wellbeing of young people.
How Mindfulness Training Affects Health
Carnegie Mellon University's J David Creswell—whose cutting-edge work has shown how mindfulness meditation reduces loneliness in older adults and alleviates stress—and his graduate student Emily Lindsay have developed a model suggesting that mindfulness influences health via stress reduction pathways.
Mindfulness may be ‘as effective’ as anti-depressants for preventing relapse in recurrent depression
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MCBT) may be as good as pills at preventing people who are recovering from major bouts of depression from relapsing, according to a new study led by Oxford University. Read more here.
Distress around Covid-19 is not a mental illness. It’s an understandable reaction.
Sudden and unexpected events can elicit intense emotions, uncertainty and catastrophic thinking. During a pandemic, it is reasonable to feel worried, anxious, confused and to experience low mood. Now is the time to take responsibility and to learn to manage your mental health.
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