Our Mindfulness Research Page is a continually updated bibliography of scholarly articles on mindfulness, meditation, compassion training, yoga, etc. Some other great resources include:
- American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA) supporting empirical and conceptual efforts to establish an evidence base for the process, practice, and construct of mindfulness.
- Mindful Schools Research Page summarizing research on the benefits of mindfulness, including neuroscience, the latest scientific studies, and specific benefits for educators and students.
- Brown University Mindfulness Center Research Page
- University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Health Minds
- Research on potential adverse reactions to meditation (not specific to mindfulness meditation) by MeditatingInSafety.org
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Anderson, N. D., Lau, M. A., Segal, Z. V., & Bishop, S. R. (2007). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and attentional control. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 14(6), 449–463.
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Baer, RA, Carmody, J, & Hunsinger, M (2012). Weekly Change in Mindfulness and Perceived Stress in a Mindfulness‐Based Stress Reduction Program. Journal of Clinical Psychology: Volume 68, Issue 7; 755-765.
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Bakosh, L. S., Snow, R. M., Tobias, J. M., Houlihan, J. L., & Barbosa-Leiker, C. (2016). Maximizing Mindful Learning: Mindful Awareness Intervention Improves Elementary School Students’ Quarterly Grades. Mindfulness.
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Beckerman, N. L. & Corbett, L. (2010). Mindfulness and cognitive therapy in depression relapse prevention: A case study. Clinical Social Work Journal, 38(2), 217-225.
Beddoe, A. & Murphy, S. (2004). Does Mindfulness Decrease Stress and Foster Empathy Among Nursing Students? Journal of Nursing Education, 43(7), 305-312.
Benavides, S. & Caballero, J. (2009). Ashtanga yoga for children and adolescents for weight management and psychological well being: An uncontrolled open pilot study. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 15, 110-114.
Bernardi, N. F., Bordino, M., Bianchi, L., & Bernardi, L. (2017). Acute fall and long-term rise in oxygen saturation in response to meditation. Psychophysiology.
Berry, D. R., Cairo, A. H., Goodman, R. J., Quaglia, J. T., Green, J. D., & Brown, K. W. (2018). Mindfulness increases prosocial responses toward ostracized strangers through empathic concern. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(1), 93-112.
Bihari, J. L. N., & Mullan, E. G. (2014). Relating mindfully: A qualitative exploration of changes in relationships through mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Mindfulness, 5(1), 46–59.
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Bögels, S., et al. (2008). Mindfulness Training for Adolescents with Externalizing Disorders and their Parents. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 36, 193-209.
Bondolfi, G., Jermann, F., der Linden, M.V., et al. (2010). Depression relapse prophylaxis with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: Replication and extension in the Swiss health care system. Journal of Affective Disorders, 122(3), 224-31.
Bowen S, Marlatt A. Surfing the urge: brief mindfulness-based intervention for college student smokers. Psychol. Addict. Behav. 2009;23:666–671.
Bower, J. E., Greendale, G., Crosswell, A. D., Garet, D., Sternlieb, B., Ganz, P. A., et al. (2014). Yoga reduces inflammatory signaling in fatigued breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial. Psychoneuroendocrinology 43, 20–29.
Boyd, J. E., Lanius, M. D., & McKinnon, M. C. (2017). Mindfulness-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder: a review of the treatment literature and neurobiological evidence. J Psychiatry Neurosci 2018; 43(1).
Bränström, R., Kvillemo, P., Brandberg,Y., & Moskowitz, J. T. (2010). Self-Report mindfulness as a mediator of psychological well-being in a stress reduction intervention for cancer patients-a randomized study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 39(2), 151- 61.
Bremner, J. D., et.al. (2017). A Pilot Study of the Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Brain Response to Traumatic Reminders of Combat in Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Combat Veterans with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry.
Brewer, Judson (2019-01-28). Mindfulness training for addictions: has neuroscience revealed a brain hack by which awareness subverts the addictive process? Current Opinion in Psychology. 28: 198–203.
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Carmody, J., Baer, R. A. (2009). How long does a mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program need to be? A review of class contact hours and effect sizes for psychological distress. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65(6), 627–638.
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Chen, K. M., Chen, M. H., Hong, S. M., Chao, H. C., Lin, H. S., & Li, C. H. (2008). Physical fitness of older adults in senior activity centres after 24-week silver yoga exercises. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17(19), 2634-2646.
Chen, K. W., Berger, C. C., Manheimer, E., Forde, D., Magidson, J., Dachman, L., & Lejuez, C. W. (2012). Meditative Therapies for Reducing Anxiety: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Depression and Anxiety, 29(7), 545–562.
Chiesa, A., Serretti, A. (2009). Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for stress management in healthy people: A review and meta-analysis. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 15(5), 593–600.
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Christopher, M. S. & Gilbert, B. D. (2010). Incremental validity of components of mindfulness in the prediction of satisfaction with life and depression. Current Psychology, 29(1), 10-23.
Christopher, M. S., Hunsinger, M., Goerling, R. J., Bowen, S., Rogers, B. S., Gross, C. R., Pruessner, J. C. (2018). Mindfulness-based resilience training to reduce health risk, stress reactivity, and aggression among law enforcement oﬃcers: A feasibility and preliminary efficacy trial. Psychiatry Research, 264, 104-115.
Chu, I.-H., Wu, W.-L., Lin, I.-M., Chang, Y.-K., Lin, Y.-J., and Yang, P.-C. (2017). Effects of yoga on heart rate variability and depressive symptoms in women: a randomized controlled trial. J. Altern. Complement. Med. 23, 310–316.
Chuntharapat, S., Petpichetchian, W., & Hatthakit, U. (2008). Yoga during pregnancy. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 14(2), 105-115.
Cladder-Micus, M. B., Speckens, A. E., Vrijsen, J. N., A, R. R., Becker, E. S., & Spijker, J. (2018). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) for patients with chronic, treatment-resistant depression: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Depression and Anxiety.
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Cohen, B. E., Chang, A. A., Grady, D., & Kanaya, A. M. (2008). Restorative yoga in adults with metabolic syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome & Related Disorders, 6(3): 223-229.
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Condon, P., Desbordes, G., Miller, W. B., & DeSteno, D. (2013). Meditation increases compassionate responses to suffering. Psychological Science, 24(10), 2125-2127.
Cormack, D., Jones, F. W., & Maltby, M. (2017). A “Collective Effort to Make Yourself Feel Better”: The Group Process in Mindfulness-Based Interventions. Qualitative Health Research; Vol 28, Issue 1, pp. 3 – 15.
Cramer, H., Anheyer, D., Lauche, R., and Dobos, G. (2017). A systematic review of yoga for major depressive disorder. J. Affect. Disord.213, 70–77.
Cramer, H., Lauche, R., Langhorst, J., & Dobos, G. (2013). Yoga for depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Depression and Anxiety, 30(11), 1068–1083.
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Dalen, J., Smith, B.W., Shelley, B.M., Sloan, A.L., Leahigh, L., & Begay, D. (2010). Pilot study: Mindful Eating and Living (MEAL): weight, eating behavior, and psychological outcomes associated with a mindfulness-based intervention for people with obesity. Complement Ther Med. 18(6):260-264.
Danucalov, M. A., Simoes, R. S., Kozasa, E. H., & Leite, J. R. (2008). Cardiorespiratory & metabolic changes during yoga. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 33(2), 77-81.
Dariotis, J. K., Mirabal-Beltran, R., Cluxton-Keller, F., Gould, L. F., Greenberg, M. T., & Mendelson, T. (2016). A Qualitative Evaluation of Student Learning and Skills Use in a School-Based Mindfulness and Yoga Program. Mindfulness, 7(1), 76–89.
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