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J Clin Psychol. 2010 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print] Ong J, Sholtes D. Rush University Medical Center. Mindfulness meditation has emerged as a novel approach to emotion regulation and stress reduction that has several health benefits. Preliminary work has been conducted on mindfulness-based therapy for insomnia (MBT-I), a meditation-based program for individuals suffering from […]

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Behav Brain Funct. 2010 Jul 29;6:47. Kaul P, Passafiume J, Sargent CR, O’Hara BF. Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA. Abstract BACKGROUND: A number of benefits from meditation have been claimed by those who practice various traditions, but few have been well tested in scientifically controlled studies. Among these claims are improved […]

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from  Explore (NY). 2007 Nov-Dec;3(6):585-91 Winbush NY, Gross CR, Kreitzer MJ. Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA. winbu002@umn.edu INTRODUCTION: Sleep disturbance is common and associated with compromised health status. Cognitive processes characterized by stress and worry can cause, or contribute to, sleep complaints. This study systematically evaluated the […]

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from  Clin Geriatr Med. 2008 Feb;24(1):121-38, viii Gooneratne NS. Division of Geriatric Medicine, Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. ngoonera@mail.med.upenn.edu Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are frequently used for the treatment of sleep disorders, but in many cases patients do not discuss […]

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from the journal, Biol Psychol. 2009 Jul;81(3):164-8. Epub 2009 Apr 1 Vera FM, Manzaneque JM, Maldonado EF, Carranque GA, Rodriguez FM, Blanca MJ, Morell M. Department of Psychobiology and Methodology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Malaga, Campus de Teatinos, Malaga, Spain. pvera@uma.es Yoga represents a fascinating mind-body approach, wherein body movements (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama) […]

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