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Black, D. S., Milam, J., & Sussman, S. (2009).  Pediatrics. 124(3), e532-e541. This article reviewed empirical studies on the effects of sitting- meditative practices in school, clinic, and community settings for youth ages 6 to 18 years. The review was motivated by a growing body of research that documents positive health and cognitive outcomes among […]

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from Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2009 Aug 24 Cotton S, Humenay Roberts Y, Tsevat J, Britto MT, Succop P, McGrady ME, Yi MS. Department of Family Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. BACKGROUND:: Mind-body complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities (e.g., relaxation or meditation) for symptom management have not been well studied in adolescents with […]

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from Pediatrics. 2009 Aug 24 Black DS, Milam J, Sussman S. Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Alhambra, California. Objective: Although the efficacy of meditation interventions has been examined among adult samples, meditation treatment effects among youth are relatively unknown. We systematically reviewed empirical studies […]

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from Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2009 Jun;6(2):271-6 Stuber M, Hilber SD, Mintzer LL, Castaneda M, Glover D, Zeltzer L. Semel Institute at UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024-1759. mstuber@mednet.ucla.edu. Although there are many clinical programs designed to bring humor into pediatric hospitals, there has been very little research with children or adolescents […]

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from Psychosom Med. 2004 Nov-Dec;66(6):909-14 Barnes VA, Davis HC, Murzynowski JB, Treiber FA. Georgia Institute for Prevention of Human Diseases and Accidents, Augusta, GA 30912, USA. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a meditation program on resting and ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate in youth. METHODS: Data from […]

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from the journal, BMC Psychiatry. 2009 May 13;9:22 Catani C, Kohiladevy M, Ruf M, Schauer E, Elbert T, Neuner F. Department of Psychology, University of Bielefeld, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany. claudia.catani@uni-bielefeld.de BACKGROUND: The North-Eastern part of Sri Lanka had already been affected by civil war when the 2004 Tsunami wave hit the region, leading to high […]

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