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Loving-kindness meditation effects on well-being and altruism: A mixed-methods online RCT.

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Background

Evidence suggests that facilitating empathy could improve individuals’ well-being. Loving-kindness meditation (LKM) could be a facilitator, and online delivery a cost-effective format.

Methods

We conducted an internet-based randomised controlled trial recruiting 809 adults to test whether an LKM course improves well-being through evoking pleasant emotions, psychological resources, and altruism compared to a light physical exercise course (LE). Participa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/aphw.12074

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Name:
Cardiff University School of Medicine
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being More from this journal
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2016-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1758-0854
ISSN:
1758-0846
Pmid:
27333950
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:629627
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uuid:fdadc340-92a1-4315-8efe-ffb6089b3b2f
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pubs:629627
Source identifiers:
629627
Deposit date:
2017-10-18

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