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See a list of publications on meditation by Mayo doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
Jul. 02, 2014
- Meditation for health purposes. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/meditation/. Accessed April 9, 2014.
- Flugel Colle KF, et al. Measurement of quality of life and participant experience with the mindfulness-based stress reduction program. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. 2010;16:36.
- Cutshall SM, et al. Evaluation of a biofeedback-assisted meditation program as a stress management tool for hospital nurses: A pilot study. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. 2011;7:110.
- Wahner-Roedler D, et al. Meditation to reduce stress and improve quality of life: A feasibility study. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. 2009;5:148.
- Sivasankaran S, et al. The effect of a six-week program of yoga and meditation on brachial artery reactivity: Do psychosocial interventions affect vascular tone? Clinical Cardiology. 2006;29:393.
- Grossman P, et al. Mindfulness training as an intervention for fibromyalgia: Evidence of postintervention and 3-year follow-up benefits in well-being. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. 2007;76:226.
- Keefer L, et al. The effects of relaxation response meditation on the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: Results of a controlled treatment study. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 2001;39:801.
- Keefer L, et al. A one year follow-up of relaxation response meditation as a treatment for irritable bowel syndrome. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 2002;40:541.