Skip to content
Journal article

Mindfulness and Meditation

Marlatt G, Kristeller J ...see all
  • 6

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.
  • N/A

    Views

    ScienceDirect users who have downloaded this article.
Sign in to save reference

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the role of meditation and mindfulness in clinical therapy, and on how meditation as part of the therapeutic process relates to spiritual growth and development. Definitions and types of meditation practice are discussed, followed by a brief review of theories about how meditation may work. Various applications and examples of meditation practice are reviewed, along with specific instructions on how to implement them in clinical practice. In the final section, research designed to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of meditation is reviewed, along with a discussion of future trends.

Authors

  • G Alan Marlatt

  • Jean L Kristeller

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below