Mindfulness-based interventions for children and adolescents
"There is growing interest into the clinical application of mindfulness-based interventions. The practice of mindfulness – inherited from Buddhist tradition – has been shown to be efficacious for the treatment of a broad range of medical and psychological illnesses".
The above extract is from a 2012 article in the journal Education and Health. The article (The health benefits ... ) was written by Edo Shonin, William Van Gordon and Mark D Griffiths. Edo Shonin and William Van Gordon are Buddhist monks and research psychologists at the Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health Research Unit, Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University.
Links below by year published :-
- 2013 Effectiveness of the Mindfulness in Schools Programme: non-randomised controlled feasibility study
- 2013 A controlled trial of mindfulness training in schools: The importance of practice for an impact on well-being
- 2010 Mindfulness-based approaches with children and adolescents: A preliminary review of current research in an emergent field
- 2010 The effects of a mindfulness-based education program on pre- and early adolescents’ well-being and social emotional competence
- 2010 Feasibility and preliminary outcomes of a school-based mindfulness intervention for urban youth