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from Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2010 Mar 23, by Himelstein S. There is research that serves as evidence in favor of meditation-based programs as rehabilitative for incarcerated populations. This article reviews empirical research regarding the effects of meditation-based programs in correctional populations. Three meditation-based interventions have been shown to represent the majority of […]

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from J Trauma Stress. 2007 Jun;20(3):239-49 Simpson TL, Kaysen D, Bowen S, MacPherson LM, Chawla N, Blume A, Marlatt GA, Larimer M. VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. tracey.simpson@va.gov The present study evaluated whether Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptom severity was associated […]

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from the journal, J Correct Health Care. 2009 Jan;15(1):47-57 Sumter MT, Monk-Turner E, Turner C. Departments of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia 23529, USA. This research examined the impact of a structured meditation program intervention on female detainees, comparing an experimental group and a control group for medical symptoms, emotions, and […]

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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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Housed out of Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, as an off-shoot of the Seattle Primary Care Track in the Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Washington.   Mission: To provide training to medical residents in areas of medical outreach, serving marginalized and needy populations. An attempt would be made to integrate principles of Mindfulness-Based Medicine […]

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