Reduces symptoms of anxiety and panic

Kabat-Zinn, J., et al. (1992). Effectiveness of a meditation-based stress reduction program in the treatment of anxiety disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 149, 936-943. Full text.

Conclusions (from the abstract): A group mindfulness-based meditation training program can effectively reduce symptoms of anxiety and panic and can maintain these reductions in patients with generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, or panic disorder with agoraphobia.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s