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School-Based prevention and reduction of depression in adolescents: A cluster-randomized controlled trial of a mindfulness group program

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Our objective was to conduct the first randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of a group mindfulness program aimed at reducing and preventing depression in an adolescent school-based population. For each of 12 pairs of parallel classes with students (age range 13–20) from five schools (N = 408), one class was randomly assigned to the mindfulness condition and one class to the control condition. Students in the mindfulness group completed depression assessments (the Depression Anxiety Str...

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10.1007/s12671-013-0202-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer New York LLC
Journal:
Mindfulness
Volume:
5
Issue:
5
Pages:
477-486
Publication date:
2014-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1868-8535
ISSN:
1868-8527
URN:
uuid:ef139706-0c76-41c3-a4e4-38ad4496331f
Source identifiers:
502743
Local pid:
pubs:502743

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