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Effective for reducing anxiety, depression, and stress (based on 209 studies).

Khoury, B., et al. (2013). Mindfulness-Based Therapy: A Comprehensive Meta-Analysis. Clinical Psychology Review. Abstract. Online ahead of publication June 7.

Highlights: • We conducted a meta-analysis to provide a review of mindfulness-based therapy which includes Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). It includes 209 studies enrolling 12,145 participants with a variety of disorders. • When compared with other treatments, we obtained smaller effect. The results obtained are robust and are maintained at follow-up.

Conclusion: Mindfulness-based therapy is an effective treatment for a variety of psychological problems, and is especially effective for reducing anxiety, depression, and stress.

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