Was sagt die empirische Forschung zum Thema?



Mindfulness - Springer Verlag

this journal published peer-reviewed papers that examine the latest research findings and best practices in mindfulness.

Es folgt eine unvollständige Sammlung an begutachteten Artikeln zum Thema Achtsamkeit und Meditation:


Tang, Y. Y., Hölzel, B. K., & Posner, M. I. (2015. The neuroscience of mindfulness meditation. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 16(4), 213.


Baer, R.A. (2003). Mindfulness training as a clinical intervention: A conceptual and empirical review. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 10(2), 125-143.


Bohlmeijer, E., Prenger, R., Taal, E. & Cuijpers, P. (2010). The effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction therapy on mental health of adults with a chronic medical disease: A meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 68, 539-544.


Chiesa, A. & Serretti, A. (2009). Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for stress management in healthy people:

A review and meta-analysis. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 15(5), 593-600.


Cramer, H., Lauche, R., Paul, A. & Dobos, G. (2012). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for breast cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Current Oncology, 19(5), 343-352.


Davidson, R.J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schumacher, J., Rosenkranz, M., Muller, D., Santorelli, S.F., Urbanowski, F.,


Harrington, A., Bonus, K. & Sheridan, J.F. (2003). Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, 564-570.


de Vibe, M., Bjørndal, A., Tipton, E., Hammerstrøm, K.T. & Kowalski, K. (2012). Mindfulness Based Stress

Reduction (MBSR) for improving health, quality of life and social functioning in adults. Campbell Systematic Reviews.


Fjorback, L.O., Arendt,M., Ørnbøl, E., Fink, P. & Walach, H. (2011). Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 124(2), 102-119.


Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S.A. & Fredrickson, B.L. (2011). Positive reappraisal mediates the stress-reductive effects of mindfulness: An upward spiral process. Mindfulness, 2(1), 59-67.


Grossman, P., Niemann, L., Schmidt, S. & Walach, H. (2004). Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and health benefits: A meta-analysis. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 57, 35-43.


Hofmann, S.G., Sawyer, A.T., Witt, A.A. & Oh, D. (2010). The effect of Mindfulness-Based Therapy on anxiety and depression: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(2), 169-183.


Hölzel, B.K., Carmody, J., Evans, K.C., Hoge, E.A., Dusek, J.A., Morgan, L., Pitman, R.K. & Lazar, S.W. (2010) Stress reduction correlates with structural changes in the amygdale. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5, 11-17.


Hölzel, B.K., Lazar, S.W., Gard, T., Schuman-Olivier, Z., Vago, D.R. & Ott, U. (2011a). How does mindfulness meditation work? Proposing mechanisms of action from a conceptual and neural perspective. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6(6), 537-559.


Hölzel, B.K., Carmody, J., Vangel, M., Congleton, C., Yerramsetti, S.M., Gard, T. & Lazar, S.W. (2011b). Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density. Psychiatry Research, 191, 36-43.


Irving, J.A., Dobkin, P.L. & Park, J. (2009). Cultivating mindfulness in health care professionals: A review of empirical studies of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 15, 61-66.


Keng, S.L., Smoski, M.J. & Robins, C.J. (2011). Effects of mindfulness on psychological health: A review of empirical studies. Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 1041-1056.


Khoury, B., Lecomte, T., Fortin, G., Masse, M., Therien, P., Bouchard, V. et al. (2013). Mindfulness Based Therapy: A comprehensive meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 33, 763-771.


Klainin-Yobas, P., Cho, M.A. & Creedy, D. (2012). Efficacy of Mindfulness Based Interventions on depressive symptoms among people with mental disorders: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49, 109-121.


Lakhan, S.E. & Schofield, K.L. (2013). Mindfulness-Based Therapies in the treatment of somatization disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS ONE, 8(8), 1-13.


Ledesma, D. & Kumano, H. (2009). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and cancer: A meta-analysis. Psycho-Oncology, 18, 571-579.


Mackenzie, M.J., Carlson, L.E. & Speca, M. (2005). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in Oncology. Evidence Based Integrative Medicine, 2(3), 139-145.


Matousek, R.H., Dobkin, P.L. & Pruessner, J. (2010). Cortisol as a marker for improvement in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 16, 13-19.


Piet, J., Würtzen, H. & Zachariae, R. (2012). The effect of Mindfulness-Based Therapy on symptoms of anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients and survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80(6), 1007-1020.


Rosenzweig, S., Greeson, J.M., Reibel, D.K., Green, J.S., Jasser, S.A. & Beasley, D. (2010). Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for chronic pain conditions: Variation in treatment outcomes and role of home meditation practice. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 68, 29-36.


Speca, M., Carlson, L.E., Goodey, E. & Angen, M. (2000). A randomized, wait-list controlled clinical trial: The effect of a mindfulness meditation-Based Stress Reduction program on mood and symptoms of stress in cancer outpatients. Psychosomatic Medicine, 62, 613-622.


Vøllestad, J., Sivertsen, B. & Nielsen, G.H. (2011). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for patients with anxiety disorders: Evaluation in a randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 281288.


Weiss, M., Nordlie, J.W. & Siegel, E.P. (2005). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction as an adjunct to outpatient psychotherapy, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 74, 108-112.


Zainal, N.Z., Booth, S. & Huppert, F.A. (2012). The efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on mental health of breast cancer patients: A meta-analysis. Psycho-Oncology, 22(7), 1457-1465.


Weiterführende Literatur


Kabat-Zinn, J. (2010). Im Alltag Ruhe finden. Knaur Verlag.


Kabat-Zinn, J. (2011). Gesund durch Meditation: Das vollständige Grundlagenwerk zu MBSR. O.W. Barth Verlag.


Lehrhaupt, L. & Meibert, P. (2010). Stress bewältigen mit Achtsamkeit. Kösel Verlag.


Meibert, P., Michalak, J. & Heidenreich, T. (2009). Achtsamkeitsbasierte Stressreduktion Mindfulness-Based


Stress Reduction (MBSR) nach Kabat-Zinn. In T. Heidenreich & J. Michalak (Hrsg.), Achtsamkeit und Akzeptanz in der Psychotherapie (S. 143-193). Dgvt-Verlag.


Singer, W. & Ricard, M. (2008). Hirnforschung und Meditation. Suhrkamp Verlag.