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from the journal, Soc Work Health Care. 2009 May-Jun;48(4):462-70 Brenner MJ. Department of Social Work, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA. mark.brenner@bridgew.edu The use of Zen Buddhist meditation in clinical practice has received specific attention from mental health disciplines in the West. A study was undertaken to examine the influence of a personal practice of […]

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from the journal, Women Health. 2009 Mar-May;49(2-3):119-43 Dalmida SG, Holstad MM, Diiorio C, Laderman G. Emory University, Nell Hidgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA. sageorg@emory.edu Spirituality is a resource some HIV-positive women use to cope with HIV, and it also may have positive impact on physical health. This cross-sectional study examined associations […]

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from the journal, Behav Cogn Psychother. 2009 Jul;37(4):403-12. Epub 2009 Jun 23 Chadwick P, Hughes S, Russell D, Russell I, Dagnan D. Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK. paul.chadwick@kcl.ac.uk BACKGROUND: The clinical literature cautions against use of meditation by people with psychosis. There is, however, evidence for acceptance-based therapy reducing relapse, and some evidence […]

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The Zen Peacemakers is a global network that integrates Zen practice, social action, interfaith work, and the arts.  The Zen Peacemakers unique approach to working with homelessness is based on “PathMaking,” an idea developed from two key Buddhist concepts: mandala (wholeness) and path (transformation). A mandala represents integration and unity at a given point in […]

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