Synthesizes conceptual foundations, development, psychometric properties of key mindfulness measures
Reviews psychometric instruments for measuring mindfulness across the lifespan
Explores traditional and modern approaches to developing psychometric measures
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Table of contents (73 entries)
About this book
Key areas of coverage include:
- Nature and theoretical foundations of assessment.
- Origins and definitions of mindfulness.
- Mindfulness scales for children and adolescents.
- Mindfulness scales for adults.
- Mindfulness scales for specific contexts and purposes.
- Mindfulness and Buddhist-related scales.
- Behavioral assessments of mindfulness.
- Cognitive and psychophysiological assessments of mindfulness.
The Handbook of Assessment in Mindfulness Research is an essential reference for researchers, professors, and graduate students as well as clinicians, therapists, and other mental health practitioners in clinical psychology and affiliated medical and mental health disciplines, including complementary and alternative medicine, social work, occupational and rehabilitation therapy.
- Appreciative joy and mindfulness assessment
- Behavioral assessment and mindfulness
- Breathing meditations and mindfulness assessment
- Classical Test Theory and mindfulness assessment
- Experience, mindfulness, and measurement
- Facet benchmarking and measuring mindfulness
- Generalizability theory and mindfulness measurement
- Interoceptive awareness and mindfulness measures
- Item Response Theory, Rasch Model, and mindfulness
- Language, mindfulness, and assessment
- Meditation and mindfulness assessment
- Mindful eating assessment measures
- Mindful parenting assessment measures
- Mindfulness assessment and psychometric instruments
- Mindfulness assessment instruments for adults
- Mindfulness assessment instruments for children and adolescents
- Mindfulness process and assessment
- Nonattachment and mindfulness measurement
- Self-compassion and mindfulness assessment
- Teaching and mindfulness measures
Editors and Affiliations
School of Psychology, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Oleg N. Medvedev
North Shore Campus, Auckland Univ of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
Christian U. Krägeloh
Dept of Psychology and Neuroscience, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
Richard J. Siegert
Augusta University, Raleigh, USA
Nirbhay N. Singh
About the editors
Christian U. Krägeloh, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), New Zealand. His current research interests are outcome measurement, quality of life research, language planning and terminology, mindfulness, and investigating psychosocial factors in social robotics. He is a founding member of the New Zealand World Health Organisation Quality of Life Group and the Psychosocial Aspects in Robotics (PAIR) Lab. Dr. Krägeloh is an author of more than 100 articles in international journals, lead author of a mindfulness research book, and an author and editor of several other books on research methods and well-being. He is an Associate Editor of the journal Mindfulness.
Richard J. Siegert, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Rehabilitation at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Dr. Siegert trained in clinical psychology at the University of Waikato and completed his doctorate at Victoria University of Wellington. After working as a clinical psychologist, he became a lecturer at Victoria University specializing in clinical neuropsychology. This led to an increasing interest in rehabilitation for people with neurological disorders, and he subsequently joined the University of Otago as Head of the Rehabilitation Teaching and Research Unit. His next experience of working in an interprofessional academic/clinical environment was in the Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation at King’s College London, where he worked for five years. From there, he joined AUT as Professor of Psychology and Rehabilitation combining his two passions, psychology and rehabilitation. Dr. Siegert's research interests include psychometrics, outcomes in mental health and rehabilitation, goal setting, and using mindfulness-based interventions for people with chronic health conditions. He is an author on more than 160 articles in international journals and an author of 2 popular textbooks on rehabilitation.
Nirbhay N. Singh, Ph.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia, USA. Before his current appointment, he was a Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and Director of the Commonwealth Institute for Family Studies, Richmond, Virginia. His research interests include mindfulness, behavioral and psychopharmacological treatments of individuals with disabilities, and assistive technology for supporting individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities. He has more than 750 publications, including 26 books. He is the Editor-in-Chief of two international journals: Mindfulness, and Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and Editor of three book series: Mindfulness in Behavioral Health, Evidence-Based Practice in Behavioral Health, and Springer Series on Child and Family Studies.
Book Title: Handbook of Assessment in Mindfulness Research
Editors: Oleg N. Medvedev, Christian U. Krägeloh, Richard J. Siegert, Nirbhay N. Singh
Publisher: Springer Cham
eBook Packages: Springer Reference Behavioral Science and Psychology, Reference Module Humanities and Social Sciences, Reference Module Business, Economics and Social Sciences
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-77644-2Due: 22 February 2024
Number of Pages: XX, 4000
Number of Illustrations: 10 b/w illustrations, 10 illustrations in colour