Mindfulness Therapies and Assessment Scales: A Brief Review

Hakan Nilsson, Ali Kazemi
2015 International Journal of Psychological Studies  
<p>Over the past 20 years or so, the uptake of mindfulness within psychology, neuroscience and medicine has been celebrated as a new exciting development. It is within the realm of an assessment and therapeutic framework that mindfulness training has proved itself effective in terms of bettering the lot of many individuals. The primary purpose of this paper is to provide a brief review but also to undertake a more critical examination of the most common and popular forms of Western mindfulness
more » ... estern mindfulness intervention methods and the various scales that have been devised to measure their success in this regard.</p>
doi:10.5539/ijps.v8n1p11 fatcat:zic7inkqjralthlbxpowvmu3eq