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Participants' experiences of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: "It changed me in just about every way possible".

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BACKGROUND: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is a promising approach to help people who suffer recurrent depression prevent depressive relapse. However, little is known about how MBCT works. Moreover, participants' subjective experiences of MBCT as a relapse prevention treatment remain largely unstudied. AIM: This study examines participants' representations of their experience of MBCT and its value as a relapse-prevention program for recurrent depression. METHOD: Twenty people who ...

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10.1017/s135246580999004x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy
Volume:
37
Issue:
4
Pages:
413-430
Publication date:
2009-07-05
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EISSN:
1469-1833
ISSN:
1352-4658
URN:
uuid:28ac673e-5511-4020-8fa7-791cb4eb5090
Source identifiers:
491223
Local pid:
pubs:491223

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