Edited by Kirk Warren Brown, J. David Creswell, and Richard M. Ryan
“Finally, the most comprehensive work on mindfulness! This handbook sums up the current state ofthe research and clinical applications and offers insightful discussions of multiple aspects ofmindfulness. The chapters are written in a clear and interesting fashion by highly respected experts.This is useful reading for advanced students in psychology and cognitive sciences as well as healthcare professionals, and will be 'unputdownable' for anyone interested in learning more aboutmindfulness. I wholeheartedly recommend this excellent book.”
—Britta Hölzel, PhD, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of
Neuroradiology, Technical University of Munich, Germany
An authoritative handbook, this volume offers both a comprehensive review of the current science of mindfulness and a guide to its ongoing evolution. Leading scholars explore mindfulness in the context of contemporary psychological theories of attention, perceptual processing, motivation, and behavior, as well as within a rich cross-disciplinary dialogue with the contemplative traditions. After surveying basic research from neurobiological, cognitive, emotion/affective, and interpersonal perspectives, the book delves into applications of mindfulness practice in healthy and clinical populations, reviewing a growing evidence base. Examined are interventions for behavioral and emotion dysregulation disorders, depression, anxiety, and addictions, and for physical health conditions.
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