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Mindfulness: Relations to attention regulation, decentering and psychological well-being


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Title: Mindfulness: Relations to attention regulation, decentering and psychological well-being
Authors: Josefsson, Torbjörn
E-mail: torbjorn.josefsson@hh.se
Issue Date: 14-May-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Josefsson, T., & Broberg, A. G. (2011). Meditators and non-meditators on sustained and executive attentional performance. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 14, 291-309.
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II. Josefsson, T., Larsman, P., Broberg, A. G., & Lundh, L-G. (2011). Self-reported mindfulness mediates the relation between meditation experience and psychological well-being. Mindfulness, 2, 49-58.
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III. Josefsson, T., Lindwall, M., & Broberg, A. (2012). The effects of a short-term mindfulness based intervention on self-reported mindfulness, decentering, psychological health, and coping style: Examining unique mindfulness effects and mediators.Mindfulness.
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Date of Defence: 2013-06-04
Disputation: Tisdagen 4 juni, 2013, kl. 14.00, sal F 1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: mindfulness
meditation
attention
psychological well-being
decentering
Abstract: The current research project consists of three separate studies. The general aim of this project was to contribute to previous mindfulness research by exploring fundamental aspects of mindfulness in an effort to increase the understanding of mindfulness as a construct as well as its mechanisms. The purpose of the study I was to investigate the relation between mindfulness and sustained and executive attention by comparing Buddhist and Western mindfulness meditators (n = 47) and non-meditator... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8716-2
978-91-628-8715-5
ISSN: 1101-718X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/32742
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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