Mindfulness at school reduces likelihood of depression-related symptoms in adolescents

"Secondary school students who follow an in-class mindfulness program report reduced indications of depression, anxiety and stress up to six months later. Moreover, these students were less likely to develop pronounced depression-like symptoms. The study, conducted by Professor Filip Raes (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven), is the first to examine mindfulness in a large sample of adolescents in a school-based setting...."

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-03-mindfulness-school-likelihood-depression-related-symptoms.html

 

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http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12671-013-0202-1#

 

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