Forschung

Der Mindfulnes-Research-Guide hält eine große Anzahl von wissenschaftlihen Studien auf aktuellem Stand für Forscher und Anwender bereit. http://www.mindfulexperience.org

Der MBSR-MBCT Verband hat im Jahr 2009 den Forschungspreis der Society for Meditation and Meditation Research (SMMR) finanziell unterstützt. Die Ergebnisse dieses Forschungspreises und die Arbeiten der Wissenschaftler finden sich auf der Seite des SMMR http://www.smmr.de/cms/index.php?menuid=19

(Die folgende Liste erhebt keinen Anspruch auf Vollständigkeit)

Altner, N. (2002) Zwischen Sucht und Sehnsucht. Achtsamkeitsmeditation als Weg zur Raucherentwähnung. In W. Belschner, J. Galuska, H. Walach & E. Zundel, Transpersonale Forschung im Kontext. Transpersonale Studien 5. Bibliotheks- und Informationssystem der Universität Oldenburg.

Astin, J.A. (1997). Stress Reduction through Mindfulness Meditation. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 66, 97 – 106.

Baer, R. (2003). Mindfulness training as a clinical intervention: A conceptual and empirical review. Clin Psychol-Sci Pr 10, 125 – 143.

Bishop, S.R. (2002). What do we really know about Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction? Psychosomatic Medicine, 64, 71 – 84.

Buchheld, N. (2000). Achtsamkeit in Vipassana-Meditation und Psychotherapie. Die Entwicklung des „Freiburger Fragebogens zur Achtsamkeit“. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang.

Carson, J.W., Carson K.M., Gil, K.M. & Baucom, D.H. (2003). Mindfulness-Based Relationship Enhancement. Manuskript at Behavior Therapy. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Carlson, L. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, Symptoms of stress and levels of cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) and melatonin in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 29 (4), 448-474

Carlson, L. & Brown, K. (2005). Validation of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale in a cancer population. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58(1),29-33.

Carlson , L. & Garland, S. (2005). Impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on sleep, mood, stress and fatigue symptoms in cancer outpatients. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 12(4), 278-285.

Carlson, L., Speca, M., Faris, P., & Patel, K. (2007). One year pre-post intervention follow-upof psychological, immune, endocrine and blood pressure outcomes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Brain Behavioral Immunoloy, 21(8), 1038-49.

Carlson, L., Speca, M, Patel, K., & Goodey, E. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress, and immune parameters in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65(4), 571-81.

Carroll, D., Lange, P., Liehr, S., Raines & Marcus, M. (2008). Evaluating mindfulness-based stress reduction: Analyzing stories of stress to formulate focus group questions. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 22(2), 107-109. 

Caudron, Shari. (2001). Meditation and Mindfulness. Workforce, 80(6), 240-245. 

Chang, V. (2004). The effects of a mindfulness-based stress reduction program on stress, mindfulness self-efficacy, and positive states of mind. Stress and Health, 20, 141-147.

Davidson, R. J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schumacher, J., Rosenkranz, M., Muller, D., SantoreIli, S. F., et al. (2003). Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation. Psychosotnatic Medicine, 65(4), 564-570.

Farb, N. A. S., Segal, Z. V., Mayberg, H., Bean, J., McKeon, D., Fatima, Z., et al. (2007). Attending to the present: Mindfulness meditation reveals distinct neural modes of self-reference. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 2 313-322.

Grossmann, P., Niemann, L., Schmidt, S. & Walach, H. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health benefits: A meta-analysis. J Psychosom Res.

Grossmann, P., Tiefenthaler-Gilmer, U., Raysz, A. & Kesper, U. (2007). Mindfulness Training as an Intervention for Fibromyalgie: Evidence of Postintervention and 3-Year-Follow-Up Benefits in Well-Being. Psythotherapy and Psychosomatics 2007; 76:332-338.

Hölzel, B. K., Ott, U., Gard, T., Hempel, H., Weygandt, M., Morgen, K. & Vaitl, D. (2008). lnvestigation of mindfulness meditation practitioners with voxel-based morphometry. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 3, 55-61.

Jain, S., Shapiro, S., Swanick, S., Rowsch, S., Mills, P., Bell, I. & Schwartz. E. (2007). A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: Effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distraction. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 33(1), 11-21.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1982). An out-patient program in behavioral medicine for chronic pain patients based on the practice of mindfulness meditation: Theoretical considerations and preliminary results. General Hospital Psychiatry, 4, 33 – 47.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Lipworth, L. & Burney, R. (1985). The Clinical Use of Mindfulness Meditation for the Self-Regulation of Chronic Pain. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 8 (2), 163 – 190.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Lipworth, L., Burney, R. & Sellers, W. (1986). Four-year follow-up of a meditation-based program for the self-regulation of chronic pain: treatment outcomes and compliance. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 2, 159 – 173.

Kabat-Zinn, J. & Chapman-Waldrop, A. (1988). Compliance with an outpatient stress reduction program: rates and predictors of program completion. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 11, 333 – 35.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Chapman, A. & Salomon, P. (1997). The relationship of cognitive and somatic components of anxiety to patient preference for alternative relaxation techniques. Mind/Body Medicine, 2, 101 – 109.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Wheeler, E., Light, T., Skillings, A., Scharf, M.J., Cropley, T.G., Hosmer, D. & Bernhard, J.D. (1998). Influence of a Mindfulness Meditation-Based Stress Reduction Intervention on Rates of Skin Clearing in Patients With Moderate to Severe Psoriases Undergoing Phototherapy (UVB) and Photochemotherapy (PUVA). Psychosomatic Medicine, 60, 625 – 632.

Kaplan, KH.; Goldenberg DI.; Galvin-Nadeau, M. (1993). The impact of a meditation-based stress reduction program on fibromyalgie. Gen Hospital Psychiatry 15, 284-289.  

Mackenzie, M., Carlson, L., Munoz, M., & Speca, M., (2007). A qualitative study of self-perceived effects of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in a psychosocial oncology setting. Stress and Health: Journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress, 23(1), 59-69.

Majumdar, M. (2000). Meditation und Gesundheit: Eine Beobachtungsstudie (Diplomarbeit Psychologie). Essen: KVC Verlag.

Majumdar, M., Grossman, P., Dietz-Waschkowski, B., Kersig,S., & Walach H. (2002). Does

Mindfulness meditation contribute to health? Outcome evaluation of a German sample. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 8(6),719-730.

Marlatt, G.A. (1994). Addiction, mindfulness and acceptance. In S.C. Hayes, N.S. Jacobson, V.M. Follett & M.J. Dougher (Eds.), Acceptance and change: content and context in psychotherapy (pp. 175 – 197). Reno, NV: Context Press.

Miller, J.J., Fletcher, K. & Kabat-Zinn, J. (1995). Three-Year Follow-up and Clinical Implications of a Mindfulness Meditation-Based Stress Reduction Intervention in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders. General Hospital Psychiatry, 17, 192 – 200.

Shapiro, S.L., Schwartz, G.E. & Bonner, G. (1998). Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Medical and Premedical Students. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21 (6), 581 – 599.

Speca, M.; Carlson, L.E.; Goodey, E.; Angen, M.; (2000) A randomized, wait-list controlled clinical trial: The effect of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction program on mood and symptoms of stress in cancer outpatients. Psychosomatic Medicine, 62,  613-622.

Rosenzweig, S., Reibel, D., Greeson, J., Brainard, G., & Hojat, M. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction lowers psychological distress in medical students. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 15(2), 88-92.

Roth, B., & Robbins, D. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health-related quality of life: Findings from a bilingual inner-city patient population. Psychosomatic Medicine, 66(1), 113-123.

Robinson, Patrick  (2003). Psycho-Endocrine-Immune Response to Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction in Individuals Infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Quasiexperimental Study, F. Patrick Robinson, The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 9 (5)  683–694.

Roth, B., & Stanley, T. (2002). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and healthcare utilization in the inner city: Preliminary findings. Alternative Therapy Health Medicine, 8(1), 60-62, 64-66.

Shapiro, S., Astin, J., Bishop, S., & Cordove, M. (2005). Mindfulness-based stress reduction for health care professionals: results from a randomized trail. International Journal of Stress management, 12(2), 164-176.

Shapiro, S., Bootzin, R., Figueredo, A., Lopez, A., & Schwartz, G. (2003). The efficacy of mindfulness-based stress reduction in the treatment of sleep disturbance in women with breast cancer: an exploratory study. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 54(1), 85-91.

Shigaki, C., Glass, B., & Schopp, L. (2006). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Medical Settings. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 13(3), 209-216.

Smith, J., Richardson, J., Hoffman, C., & Pilkington, K. (2005). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction as supportive therapy in cancer care: Systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 52(3), 315-327.

Tiefenthaler-Gilmer, U. (2002). Achtsamkeitsmeditation als klinische Intervention. Eine kontrollierte Studie zur Wirksamkeit eines Achtsamkeitsmeditationsprogrammes an Patientinnen mit Fibromyalgiesyndrom (Dissertation). Universität Wien.

Weiss,M., Nordlie, J.W., Siegel, E.P. (2005). Mindfulness-Based- Stress-Reduction as an Adjunct to Outpatient Psychotherapy. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 2005, 74: 108-112.

Weissbecker, I. Salmon, P., Studts, J. L., Floyd, A. R., Dedert, E. A., & Sephton, S. E. (2002). 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and sense of coherence among women with fibromyalgia. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 9(4), 297-307.

Williams, K., Kolar, M., Reger, B., & Pearson, J. (2001). Evaluation of a wellness-based mindfulness stress reduction intervention: A controlled trial. American Journal of Health Promotion, 15(6), 422-432.

Young, L., Bruce, A., Turner, L., & Linden, W. (2001). Evaluation of mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention. Canadian Nurse, 97(6), 23-26.

 

Forschung zu MBCT zur Rückfallprophyaxe bei Depression

Kuyken W, Byford S, Taylor RS, Watkins E, Holden E, White K, Barrett B, Byng R, Evans A, Mullan E, Teasdale JD. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to prevent relapse in recurrent depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 2008; 76 (6): 966–978.

Ma, S. H. & Teasdale, J. D. (2004). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: Replication and exploration of differential relapse prevention effects. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 31-40.

Mason, O. & Hargreaves, I. (2001). A qualitative study of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 74, 197-212.

Segal, Z. V., Teasdale, J. D., Williams, J. M., & Gemar, M. C. (2002). The Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Adherence Scale: Inter-rater reliability, adherence to protocol and treatment distinctiveness. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 9, 131-138. (Skala, mit der überprüft werden kann, wie gut Therapeuten MBCT realisieren)

Teasdale, J. D., Segal, Z. V., Williams, J. M. G., Ridgeway, V. A., Soulsby, J., & Lau, M. A. (2000). Prevention of relapse/recurrence in major depression by mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 615-623.

Teasdale, J. D., Segal, Z. V., & Williams, J. M. G. (1995). How does cognitive therapy prevent depressive relapse and why should attentional control (mindfulness) training help? Behaviour Research and Therapy, 33, 25-39. (Kein Artikel direkt zu MBCT, sondern zu theoretischem Hintergrund der Rückfallprophylaxe)

Teasdale, J. D., Moore, R. G., Hayhurst, H., Pope, M., Williams, S., & Segal, Z. V. (2002). Metacognitive awareness and prevention of relapse in depression: Empirical evidence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 70, 275-287. (Keine Untersuchung direkt zu MBCT, sondern zu metakognitiver Bewusstheit)

Williams, J. M. G., Teasdale, J. D., Segal, Z. V., & Soulsby, J. (2000). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy reduces overgeneral autobiographical memory in formely depressed patients. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 109, 150-155.

Williams JMG, Alatiq Y, Crane C, Barnhofer T, Fennell MJV, Duggan DS, Hepburn S, Goodwin GM. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) in bipolar disorder: Preliminary evaluation of immediate effects on between-episode functioning. Journal of Affective Disorders 2008a; 107: 275–279.

Neuere Anwendungsmöglichkeiten von MBCT

Heidenreich, T., Tuin, I., Pflug, B., Michal, M., & Michalak, J. (2006). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for persistent insomnia: A pilot study. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 75, 188-189.

Kenny, M., & Williams, M. (2007). Treatment-resistant depressed patients show a good response to Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 617-625.

Williams, J. M., Duggan, D. S., Crane, C., & Fennell, M. J. V. (2006). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for prevention of recurrence of suicidal behavior. Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 62, 201-210.

Barnhofer, T., Duggan, D., Crane, C., Hepburn, S., Fennell, M. J. V., & Williams, M. (2007). Effects of meditation on frontal α-asymmetry in previously suicidal individuals. Neuro Report, 18, 709-712. (Studie zu neurobiologischen Veränderungen durch MBCT)

Barnhofer T, Crane C, Hargus E, Amarasinghe M, Winder R, Williams JMG. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy as a treatment for chronic depression: A preliminary study. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2009; 47: 366–373.

Mechanismen achtsamkeitsbasierter Interventionen

Heeren A, van Broeck N, Philippot P. The effects of mindfulness on executive process and autobiographical memory specificity. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2009; 47: 403–409.

Hepburn SR, Crane C, Barnhofer T, Duggan DS, Fennell MJV, Williams JMG. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may reduce thought suppression in previously suicidal participants: Findings from a preliminary study. British Journal of Clinical Psychology 2009; 48: 209–215.

Hölzel BK, Ott U, Gard T, Hempel H, Weygandt M, Morgen K, Vaitl D. Investigation of mindfulness meditation practitioners with voxel-based morphometry. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 2008; 3: 55–61.

Jain S, Shapiro SL, Swanick S, Roesch SC, Mills PJ, Bell I, Schwartz GER. A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness meditation versus relaxation training: Effects on distress, positive states of mind, rumination, and distraction. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2007; 33 (1): 11–21.

Vertiefende anwendungsbezogene Literatur

Baer, R. A. (2003). Mindfulness training as a clinical intervention: A conceptual and empirical review. Clinical Psychology-Science and Practice, 10, 125-143.

Baer, R. A. (2005). Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinican’s Guide to Evidence Base and Applications. Academic Press Inc. {Edited book covering the science and practice of a range of mindfulness-based approaches.}

Baer, R. A., Smith, G. T., & Allen, K. B. (2004). Assessment of mindfulness by self-report-The Kentucky inventory of mindfulness skills. Assessment, 11, 191-206.

Barnhofer T, Duggan D, Crane C, Hepburn S, Fennell MJV, Williams JMG. Effects of meditation on frontal α-asymmetry in previously suicidal individuals. Behaviour 2007; 18 (7): 709–712.

Bennett-Goleman, T. (2001). Emotional Alchemy: How the Mind Can Heal the Heart. New York: Three Rivers Press.

Berking, M., & von Känel, M. (2007). Achtsamkeitstraining als psychotherapeutische Interventionsmethode. Konzepterklärung, klinische Anwendung und aktuelle empirische Befundlage. Psychotherapie und Psychosomatische Medizin, 57, 170-177.

Britton, W., Fridel, K. W., Payne, J. D., & Bootzin, R. R. (2005). Improvement in sleep and depression following mindfulness meditation: A PSG study. Sleep, 28, A315.

Broderick, P. (2005). Mindfulness and coping with dysphoric mood: Contrasts with rumination and distraction. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 29, 501-510.

Carlson, L. E. & Garland, S. N. (2005). Impact of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on sleep, mood, stress and fatigue symptoms in cancer outpatients. International Journal of Behavioural Medicine, 12, 278-285.

Carson, J. W., Carson, K. M., Gil, K. M., & Baucom, D. H. (2004). Mindfulness-based relationship enhancement. Behaviour Therapy, 35, 471-494.

Chadwick, P., Taylor, K. N., & Abba, N. (2005). Mindfulness groups for people with psychosis. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 33, 351-359.

Creswell JD, Myers HF, Cole SW, Irwin MR. Mindfulness meditation training effects on CD4+ T lymphocytes in HIV-1 infected adults: a small randomized controlled trial. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity 2009; 23 (2):184–188.

Davidson, R. J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schumacher, J., Rosenkranz, M., Muller, D., Santorelli, S. F. et al. (2003). Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, 564-570.

Dimidjian, S. & Linehan, M. M. (2003). Defining an agenda for future research on the clinical application of mindfulness practice. Clinical Psychology-Science and Practice, 10, 166-171.

Dumas, J. E. (2005). Mindfulness-based parent training: Strategies to lessen the grip of automaticity in families with disruptive children. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 34, 779-791.

Elliston, P. (2001). Mindfulness in medicine and everyday life. British Medical Journal, 323, 7322.

Epstein, M. (1995). Thoughts without a Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist perspective. New York: Basic Books. {Mindfulness from a psychodynamic perspective}

Eyberg, S. M., & Graham-Pole, J. R., (2005). Mindfulness and behavioural parent training: Commentary. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 34, 792-794.

Germer, C. K., Siegel, R. D., & Fulton, P. R. (2005). Mindfulness and psychotherapy. New York: Guildford. {Good chapters on mindfulness for psychotherapists and working with children}.

Heidenreich, T., Junghanns-Royack, K. & Michalak, J. (2007). Achtsamkeitsbasierte Therapieansätze: Stand der empirischen Forschung. In Andersson-Reuster, U. (Hrsg.), Achtsamkeit in der Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik - Haltung und Methode (S. 202-216). Stuttgart. Schattauer.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (2008). Achtsamkeitsbasierte Interventionen in der Verhaltenstherapie. In M. Linden & M. Hautzinger (Hrsg.). Verhaltenstherapie-Manual (5. Aufl.) (S. 95-100). Weinheim: Beltz.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (2008). Achtsamkeit. In: J. Margraf & S. Schneider (Hrsg.). Lehrbuch Verhaltenstherapie (3. Auflage). Band 1: Grundlagen, Diagnostik, Verfahren, Rahmenbedingungen. (S. 569-578). Heidelberg: Springer.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (2008). Achtsamkeit in der Verhaltenstherapie. In: H. Stavemann (Hrsg.). KVT-Praxis (2. Aufl.)(S. 558-575). Weinheim: Beltz.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (2007). Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz – Opium für das Volk? Psychotherapie im Dialog, 8,194-195 .

Heidenreich, T., Michalak, J. & Eifert, G. (2007). Balance von Veränderung und achtsamer Akzeptanz: die dritte Welle der Verhaltenstherapie. Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, Medizinische Psychologie, 57,475-486.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (2006). Einführung in die Thematik Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Psychotherapie. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 54, 231-240.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (2006). Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz. Editorial. Psychotherapie im Dialog, 7, 231-232.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (2006). Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz als Prinzipien in der Psychotherapie. Psychotherapie im Dialog, 7, 235-240.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (Hrsg.). (2004). Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Psychotherapie. Ein Handbuch. Tübingen: DGVT-Verlag.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (2004). Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Psychotherapie: Eine Einführung. In T. Heidenreich & J. Michalak (Hrsg.), Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Psychotherapie. Ein Handbuch  (S. 9-21). Tübingen: DGVT-Verlag.

Heidenreich, T. & Michalak, J. (2003). Achtsamkeit („Mindfulness“) als Therapieprinzip in Verhaltenstherapie und Verhaltensmedizin. Verhaltenstherapie, 13, 264-274.

Heidenreich, T., Schneider, R. & Michalak, J. (2004). Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Behandlung von Substanzabhängigkeit. In T. Heidenreich & J. Michalak (Hrsg.), Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Psychotherapie. Ein Handbuch (S. 535-565). Tübingen: DGVT-Verlag.

Heidenreich, T., Michalak, J. & Junghanns; K. (2006). Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der kognitiven Verhaltenstherapie. Psychotherapie im Dialog, 7, 252-257.

Heidenreich, T., Schneider, R. & Michalak, J. (2006). Achtsamkeit: Ein Prinzip zur Erklärung und Behandlung suchthaften Verhaltens. Sucht, 52, 140-149.

Heidenreich, T., Ströhle, G. & Michalak, J. (2006). Empirische Erfassung der Achtsamkeit: Konzeptuelle Aspekte und Ergebnisse zum Freiburger Achtsamkeitsfragebogen. Verhaltenstherapie.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full Catastrophe Living: How to Cope with Stress, Pain and Illness Using Mindfulness Meditation. New York: Delacorte.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2003). Mindfulness-based interventions in context: Past, present, and future. Clinical Psychology-Science and Practice, 10, 144-156.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005). Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness. Piatkus Books.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Wheeler, E., Light, T., Skillings, A., Scharf, M. J., Cropley, T. G. et al. (1998). Influence of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction intervention on rates of skin clearing in patients with moderate to severe psoriasis undergoing phototherapy (UVB) and photochemotherapy (PUVA). Psychosomatic Medicine, 60, 625-632.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Massion, A. O., Kristeller, J., Peterson, L. G., Fletcher, K. E., Pbert, L. et al. (1992). Effectiveness of A Meditation-Based Stress Reduction Program in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 149, 936-943.

Kabat-Zinn, M. & Kabat-Zinn, J. (1998). Everyday Blessing: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting. Hyperion Books. {A book written for parents about mindful parenting by Jon Kabat-Zinn and his wife Myla Kabat-Zinn.}

Lewis, G. (2002). Sunbathing in the rain: A cheerful book about depression. London: Flamingo, Harper Collins. {The perspective of someone who used mindfulness as an integral part of her recovery from depression.}

Ma, H. (2004). Prevention of relapse/recurrence in recurrent major depression by mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Cambridge University, UK.

Ma, S. H. & Teasdale, J. D. (2004). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: Replication and exploration of differential relapse prevention effects. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 31-40.

Mason, O. & Hargreaves, I. (2001). A qualitative study of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 74, 197-212.

Meibert, P., Michalak, J. & Heidenreich, T. (2006). Stressbewältigung durch Achtsamkeit - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Psychotherapie im Dialog, 7, 273-279.

Meibert, P., Michalak, J. & Heidenreich, T. (2004) Achtsamkeitsbasierte Stressreduktion - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) nach Kabat-Zinn. In T. Heidenreich & J. Michalak (Hrsg.), Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Psychotherapie. Ein Handbuch (S. 141-191). Tübingen: DGVT-Verlag.

Michalak, J. & Heidenreich, T. (2008). Achtsamkeit. In: A. Auhagen (Hrsg.). Positive Psychologie. Anleitung zum „besseren“ Leben (2. Aufl.)(S. 65-76). Weinheim: Beltz.

Michalak, J. & Heidenreich, T. (2006). Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz: Modische Trends, therapeutische Substanz oder Beides– ein Resümee. Psychotherapie im Dialog, 7, 327-331.

Michalak, J. & Heidenreich, T. (2004). Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Psychotherapie: Resümee. In T. Heidenreich & J. Michalak (Hrsg.), Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Psychotherapie. Ein Handbuch  (S. 771-782). Tübingen: DGVT-Verlag.

Michalak, J., Heidenreich, T. & Bohus, M. (2006). Die Prinzipien Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz: Gegenwärtiger Forschungstand und Forschungsentwicklung. Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 54, 241-253.

Miller, J. J., Fletcher, K., & Kabat-Zinn, J. (1995). 3-Year Follow-Up and Clinical Implications of A Mindfulness Mediation-Based Stress Reduction Intervention in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders. General Hospital Psychiatry, 17, 192-200.

Santorelli, S. (1999). Heal thy self, lessons of mindfulness in medicine. Bell Tower.

Segal, Z. V., Teasdale, J. D., Williams, J. M. G., & Gemar, M. C. (2002). The mindfulness-based cognitive therapy adherence scale: Inter-rater reliability, adherence to protocol and treatment distinctiveness. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 9, 131-138.

Segal, Z. V., Williams, J. M. G., & Teasdale, J. D. (2002). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: A new approach to preventing relapse. New York: Guilford Press. {The MBCT Manual.}

Smith, A. (2004). Clinical uses of mindfulness training for older people. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 32, 432-430.

Teasdale, J. D. (1999). Emotional processing, three modes of mind and the prevention of relapse in depression. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 37, S53-S77.

Teasdale, J. D., Segal, Z. V., & Williams, J. M. G. (2003). Mindfulness training and problem Formulation. Clinical Psychology-Science and Practice, 10, 157-160.

Williams, J. M. G., Teasdale, J. D., Segal, Z. V., & Kabat-Zinn, J. (2007). The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness. New York: Guildford Press.

Zwei Themenhefte von „Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice“ haben sich mit Achtsamkeit beschäftigt: Volume 10, Number 2 und Volume 11, Number 3.

Im Deutschsprachigen Raum gab es ein Themenheft zu Achtsamkeit der Zeitschrift „Psychotherapie im Dialag“ (2006, Heft 7)

Psychometrische Erfassung von Achtsamkeit

Grossman P. On measuring mindfulness in psychosomatic and psychological research. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2008; 64: 405–408.

Michalak, J., Heidenreich, T., Ströhle, G. & Nachtigall, C. (2008). Die deutsche Fassung der Mindfulness Attention and Awareness Scale (MAAS). Psychometrische Befunde zu einem Achtsamkeitsfragebogen. Zeitschrift für klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 37, 200-208.

Ströhle, G., Heidenreich, T., Nachtigall, C. & Michalak, J. (im Druck). Die deutsche Fassung des Kentucky Inventory of Mindfulness Skills. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie.