Friday, June 12, 2009

Meditation as an Effective Postdisaster Intervention

Meditation intervention may be useful for relieving posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including depression and anxiety symptoms. Researchers at Pacific Graduate School of Psychology studied the effects of meditation among mental health workers in New Orleans 10 weeks after Hurricane Katrina (Waelde et al., 2008).
A total of 20 African American and Caucasian mental health workers [...]

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