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Mindfulness Meditation and Psychopathology

About the Course:

Mindfulness meditation is frequently recommended as a psychological treatment for several psychological disorders. At the same time, research on the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation in general and in treatment of specific disorders can be sparse. This article is a review of literature available on the describing the basics of mindfulness meditation, the general mechanisms of mindfulness meditation, the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation on specific disorders, and the ways to improve clinical use of mindfulness meditation.

Publication Date:

2019

Course Material Authors

Joseph Wielgosz

Joseph was a graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program. His research focus is on integrative models of emotional and mental health, with a particular focus on embodied and somatic factors in emotion regulation. He has published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals.

Simon B. Goldberg, PhD

Simon Goldberg is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology and affiliate faculty at the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on psychotherapy, the clinical application of mindfulness and meditation, and veteran mental health. He has published more than 70 articles in peer reviewed journals.

Tammi R. A. Kral, PhD

Tammi Kral is a postdoctoral research associate who has examined brain-behavior relationships and plasticity following training in mindfulness meditation, and the impact of an empathy training video game in adolescents.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This content is at an intermediate level.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the general psychological mechanisms involved in mindfulness meditation

  2. Identify current research reviewing effective use of mindfulness meditation for specific psychological diagnostic presentations

  3. List areas of future research and future improvements on clinical use of mindfulness meditation in psychology/medicine

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Course Number 102875
3 credit hours
  • Online Article
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