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Date

2014

Abstract

Mindfulness can be defined as open-hearted, non-judgmental, present moment awareness.
Evidence-based Benefits include
Decreased:
- Blood pressure
- Anxiety, stress, & depression
- Chronic pain
- Medical care visits (inpatient and outpatient)
Increased:
- Immune function
- Ability to act effectively under stress
- Self-esteem
- Quality of life

Keywords

Mindfulness, Maine

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Medical Education | Primary Care