Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

  • Jeffrey Brantley
Part of the Series in Anxiety and Related Disorders book series (SARD)


Is there a connection between being healthy and being more consciously present? Do meditation practices that emphasize nonjudging awareness promote movement toward greater levels of health, including improvements in anxiety and related disorders? Can one successfully assume a larger degree of responsibility for one’s own health by adopting a personal meditation practice? Is it possible to establish an effective and broadly replicable training program in mindfulness meditation that appeals to individuals of diverse social, medical, and spiritual backgroundswhoshare a common motivation to improve their personal health outcomes? Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) was born of such questions.


Stress Reduction Mindfulness Practice Borderline Personality Disorder Meditation Practice Mindful Attention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Brantley
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  1. 1.Duke Center for Integrative MedicineDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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