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The mental health and wellbeing of university students: acceptability, effectiveness, and mechanisms of a mindfulness-based course

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Mental health problems are relatively common during university and adversely affect academic outcomes. Evidence suggests that mindfulness can support the mental health and wellbeing of university students. We explored the acceptability and effectiveness of an 8-week instructor-led mindfulness-based course (“Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World”; Williams and Penman, 2011) on improving wellbeing and mental health (self-reported distress), orientation and motivation towards academic go...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3390/ijerph18116023

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0387-6131
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7722-2064
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Wellcome Trust
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104908/Z/14/Z
107496/Z/15/Z
Publisher:
MDPI
Journal:
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Volume:
18
Issue:
11
Article number:
6023
Publication date:
2021-06-03
Acceptance date:
2021-05-31
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EISSN:
1660-4601
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English
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Pubs id:
1180421
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pubs:1180421
Deposit date:
2021-06-04

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