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Studier som viser hvordan mindfulness øker opplevelsen av glede og tilfredshet.

Siegel, D. J. (2007a). Mindfulness training and neural integration: Differentiation of distinct streams of awareness and the cultivation of wellbeing. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 2, 259 –263. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsm034

Cohen, J. S., & Miller, L. (2009). Interpersonal mindfulness training for well-being: A pilot study with psychology graduate students. Teachers College Record, 111, 2760 –2774. Retrieved from http://www.tcrecord.org

Chambers, R., Gullone, E., & Allen, N. B. (2009). Mindful emotion regulation: An integrative review.Clinical Psychology Review, 29, 560 – 572. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2009.06.005

Studier som viser hvordan mindfulness reduserer smerte.

Brain Mechanisms Supporting the Modulation of Pain by Mindfulness Meditation, Fadel Zeidan, The Journal of Neuroscience, 6 April 2011, 31(14): 5540 5548; doi: 10.1523/​JNEUROSCI.5791-10.2011

Mindfulness meditation-related pain relief: Evidence for unique brain mechanisms in the regulation of pain, F. Zeidan, et al., Neurosci. Lett.(2012), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2012.03.082

Studier som viser hvordan mindfulness reduserer lidelse.

Ortner, C.N.M., Kilner, S.J., & Zelazo, P.D. (2007). Mindfulness meditation and reduced emotional interference on a cognitive task. Motivation and Emotion, 31, 271–283

Urry, H.L., van Reekum, C.M., Johnstone, T., Kalin, N.H., Thurow, M.E., Schaefer, H.S., . . . Davidson, R.J. (2006). Amygdala and ventromedial prefrontal cortex are inversely coupled during regulation of negative affect and predict the diurnal pattern of cortisol secretion among older adults. Journal of Neuroscience, 26, 4415–4425.

Waelde, L. C., Uddo, M., Marquett, R., Ropelato, M., Freightman, S., Pardo, A., & Salazar, J. (2008). A pilot study of meditation for mental health workers following hurricane Katrina. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21, 497–500. doi:10.1002/jts.20365

Studier som viser hvordan mindfulness styrker evnen til fokus.

Neural correlates of focused attention during a brief mindfulness induction Janna Dickenson, Elliot T. Berkman, Joanna Arch and Matthew D. Lieberman. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci (2013) 8 (1): 40-47. doi: 10.1093/scan/nss030

“The Effects of Mindfulness Meditation Training on Multitasking in a High-Stress Information Environment,” Levy D, Wobbrock J, et al. Proceedings of Graphics Interface, May 2012.

van den Hurk, P.A., Giommi, F., Gielen, S.C., Speckens, A.E., & Barendregt, H.P. (2010). Greater efficiency in attentional processing related to mindfulness meditation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology B (Colchester), 63, 1168–1180.

Studier som viser hvordan mindfulness styrker immunforsvaret.

Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation, Richard J. Davidson, PhD, Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, et al. Psychosomatic Medicine July/August 2003 vol. 65no. 4 564-570. doi: 10.1097/​01.PSY.0000077505.67574.E3

The Impact of an Innovative Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program on the Health and Well-Being of Nurses Employed in a Corporate Setting,  Dawn Bazarko DNP, MPH, RN , Rebecca A. Cate PhD , Francisca Azocar PhD &Mary Jo Kreitzer PhD (2013):Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 28:2, 107-133 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15555240.2013.779518

Studier som viser hvordan mindfulness hjelper mellom-menneskelige relasjoner.

Barnes, S., Brown, K. W., Krusemark, E., Campbell, W. K., & Rogge, R. D. (2007). The role of mindfulness in romantic relationship satisfaction and responses to relationship stress. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33, 482–500. doi:10.1111/j.1752– 0606.2007.00033.x

Dekeyser, M., Raes, F., Leijssen, M. Leyson, S., & Dewulf, D. (2008). Mindfulness skills and interpersonal behavior. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 1235–1245. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2007.11.018

Cohen, J. S., & Miller, L. (2009). Interpersonal mindfulness training for well-being: A pilot study with psychology graduate students. Teachers College Record, 111, 2760 –2774. Retrieved from http://www.tcrecord .org