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Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-Being

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Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-Being
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Publisher: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Number of pages: 439

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Meditation, a mind-body method, employs a variety of techniques designed to facilitate the mind's capacity to affect bodily function and symptoms. An increasing number of patients are using meditation programs despite uncertainty about the evidence supporting the health benefits of meditation. We aimed to determine the efficacy and safety of meditation programs on stress-related outcomes.

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