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Meditation

  • George S. EverlyJr.
  • Jeffrey M. Lating
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Abstract

Chapter 9 provided a rationale for the use of the relaxation response in the treatment of stress-related disorders. We now explore several techniques used to create the relaxation response. The purpose of this chapter is to provide a clinically relevant introduction to meditation.

Keywords

Anterior Cingulated Cortex Mindfulness Meditation Relaxation Response Meditative Practice Meditative Experience 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George S. EverlyJr.
    • 1
  • Jeffrey M. Lating
    • 2
  1. 1.School of MedicineThe Johns Hopkins UniversitySeverna ParkUSA
  2. 2.Loyola University MaylandBaltimoreUSA

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