MBSR Bibliography


Selected Bibliography of Mindfulness Resources


  • Brantley, J. (2003). Calming your anxious mind: How mindfulness and compassion can free you from anxiety, fear, and panic: New Harbinger.
  • Germer, C. K., Siegel, R. D., & Fulton, P. R. (2005). Mindfulness and psychotherapy: The Guilford Press.
  • Hayes, S. C. (2005). Get out of your mind and into your life: The new acceptance and commitment therapy: New Harbinger.
  • Hayes, S. C., Follette, V. M., & Linehan, M. M. (2004). Mindfulness and acceptance: Expanding the cognitive-behavioral tradition: The Guilford Press.
  • Hayes, S. C., & Strosahl, K. D. (2004). A practical guide to acceptance and commitment therapy: Springer.
  • Hayes, S. C., Strosahl, K. D., & Wilson, K. G. (2003). Acceptance and commitment therapy: An experiential approach to behavior change: The Guilford Press.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness: Delta.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J. (1995). Wherever you go, there you are: Hyperion.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005). Coming to our senses: Healing ourselves and the world through mindfulness: Hyperion.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J., & Kabat-Zinn, M. (1998). Everyday blessings: The inner work of mindful parenting: Hyperion.
  • Linehan, M. M. (1993a). Cognitive-behavioral treatment of borderline personality disorder: The Guilford Press.
  • Linehan, M. M. (1993b). Skills training manual for treating borderline personality disorder: The Guilford Press.
  • Marra, T. (2004). Depressed and anxious: The dialectical behavior therapy workbook for overcoming depression & anxiety: New Harbinger.
  • McQuaid, J. R., & Carmona, P. E. (2004). Peaceful mind: Using mindfulness and cognitive behavioral psychology to overcome depression: New Harbinger.
  • Nhat Hanh, T. (1999). The miracle of mindfulness: Beacon Press.
  • Santorelli, S. F. (2000). Heal thy self: Harmony/Bell Tower.
  • Segal, Z., Williams, J. M., & Teasdale, J. D. (2001). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: A new approach to preventing relapse: The Guilford Press.
  • Spradlin, S. (2003). Don’t let your emotions run your life: How dialectical behavior therapy can put you in control: New Harbinger.

Journal Articles

  • Astin, J. A. (1997). Stress reduction through mindfulness meditation. Effects on psychological symptomatology, sense of control, and spiritual experiences. Psychother Psychosom, 66(2), 97-106.
  • Beddoe, A. E., & Murphy, S. O. (2004). Does mindfulness decrease stress and foster empathy among nursing students? J Nurs Educ, 43(7), 305-312.
  • Bishop, S. R. (2002). What do we really know about mindfulness-based stress reduction? Psychosom Med, 64(1), 71-83.
  • Bonadonna, R. (2003). Meditation’s impact on chronic illness. Holist Nurs Pract, 17(6), 309-319.
  • Carlson, L. E., & Brown, K. W. (2005). Validation of the mindful attention awareness scale in a cancer population. J Psychosom Res, 58(1), 29-33.
  • Carlson, L. E., Speca, M., Patel, K. D., & Goodey, E. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress, and immune parameters in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Psychosom Med, 65(4), 571-581.
  • Carlson, L. E., Speca, M., Patel, K. D., & Goodey, E. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress and levels of cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (dheas) and melatonin in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 29(4), 448-474.
  • Carlson, L. E., Ursuliak, Z., Goodey, E., Angen, M., & Speca, M. (2001). The effects of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction program on mood and symptoms of stress in cancer outpatients: 6-month follow-up. Support Care Cancer, 9(2), 112-123.
  • Cohen-Katz, J., Wiley, S., Capuano, T., Baker, D. M., Deitrick, L., & Shapiro, S. (2005). The effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on nurse stress and burnout: A qualitative and quantitative study, part iii. Holist Nurs Pract, 19(2), 78-86.
  • Davidson, R. J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schumacher, J., Rosenkranz, M., Muller, D., Santorelli, S. F., et al. (2003). Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation. Psychosom Med, 65(4), 564-570.
  • Goleman, D. J., & Schwartz, G. E. (1976). Meditation as an intervention in stress reactivity. J Consult Clin Psychol, 44(3), 456-466.
  • Gross, C. R., Kreitzer, M. J., Russas, V., Treesak, C., Frazier, P. A., & Hertz, M. I. (2004). Mindfulness meditation to reduce symptoms after organ transplant: A pilot study. Adv Mind Body Med, 20(2), 20-29.
  • Grossman, P., Niemann, L., Schmidt, S., & Walach, H. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health benefits. A meta-analysis. J Psychosom Res, 57(1), 35-43.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J. (1982). An outpatient program in behavioral medicine for chronic pain patients based on the practice of mindfulness meditation: Theoretical considerations and preliminary results. Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 4(1), 33-47.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J., Lipworth, L., & Burney, R. (1985). The clinical use of mindfulness meditation for the self-regulation of chronic pain. J Behav Med, 8(2), 163-190.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J., Massion, A. O., Kristeller, J., Peterson, L. G., Fletcher, K. E., Pbert, L., et al. (1992). Effectiveness of a meditation-based stress reduction program in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Am J Psychiatry, 149(7), 936-943.
  • Kabat-Zinn, J., Wheeler, E., Light, T., Skillings, A., Scharf, M. J., Cropley, T. G., et al. (1998). Influence of a mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction intervention on rates of skin clearing in patients with moderate to severe psoriasis undergoing phototherapy (uvb) and photochemotherapy (puva). Psychosom Med, 60(5), 625-632.
  • Kreitzer, M. J., Gross, C. R., Ye, X., Russas, V., & Treesak, C. (2005). Longitudinal impact of mindfulness meditation on illness burden in solid-organ transplant recipients. Prog Transplant, 15(2), 166-172.
  • Lazar, S. W., Bush, G., Gollub, R. L., Fricchione, G. L., Khalsa, G., & Benson, H. (2000). Functional brain mapping of the relaxation response and meditation. Neuroreport, 11(7), 1581-1585.
  • Proulx, K. (2003). Integrating mindfulness-based stress reduction. Holist Nurs Pract, 17(4), 201-208.
  • Reibel, D. K., Greeson, J. M., Brainard, G. C., & Rosenzweig, S. (2001). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health-related quality of life in a heterogeneous patient population. Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 23(4), 183-192.
  • Robert McComb, J. J., Tacon, A., Randolph, P., & Caldera, Y. (2004). A pilot study to examine the effects of a mindfulness-based stress-reduction and relaxation program on levels of stress hormones, physical functioning, and submaximal exercise responses. J Altern Complement Med, 10(5), 819-827.
  • Robinson, F. P., Mathews, H. L., & Witek-Janusek, L. (2003). Psycho-endocrine-immune response to mindfulness-based stress reduction in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus: A quasiexperimental study. J Altern Complement Med, 9(5), 683-694.
  • Rosenzweig, S., Reibel, D. K., Greeson, J. M., Brainard, G. C., & Hojat, M. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction lowers psychological distress in medical students. Teach Learn Med, 15(2), 88-92.
  • Roth, B., & Creaser, T. (1997). Mindfulness meditation-based stress reduction: Experience with a bilingual inner-city program. Nurse Pract, 22(3), 150-152, 154, 157 passim.
  • Roth, B., & Robbins, D. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health-related quality of life: Findings from a bilingual inner-city patient population. Psychosom Med, 66(1), 113-123.
  • Roth, B., & Stanley, T. W. (2002). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and healthcare utilization in the inner city: Preliminary findings. Altern Ther Health Med, 8(1), 60-62, 64-66.
  • Saxe, G. A., Hebert, J. R., Carmody, J. F., Kabat-Zinn, J., Rosenzweig, P. H., Jarzobski, D., et al. (2001). Can diet in conjunction with stress reduction affect the rate of increase in prostate specific antigen after biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer? J Urol, 166(6), 2202-2207.
  • Shapiro, S. L., Bootzin, R. R., Figueredo, A. J., Lopez, A. M., & Schwartz, G. E. (2003). The efficacy of mindfulness-based stress reduction in the treatment of sleep disturbance in women with breast cancer: An exploratory study. J Psychosom Res, 54(1), 85-91.
  • Shapiro, S. L., Schwartz, G. E., & Bonner, G. (1998). Effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on medical and premedical students. J Behav Med, 21(6), 581-599.
  • 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. Psychosom Med, 62(5), 613-622.
  • von Weiss, D. (2002). Use of mindfulness meditation for fibromyalgia. Am Fam Physician, 65(3), 380, 384.
  • Weiss, M., Nordlie, J. W., & Siegel, E. P. (2005). Mindfulness-based stress reduction as an adjunct to outpatient psychotherapy. Psychother Psychosom, 74(2), 108-112.
  • Williams, K. A., Kolar, M. M., Reger, B. E., & Pearson, J. C. (2001). Evaluation of a wellness-based mindfulness stress reduction intervention: A controlled trial. Am J Health Promot, 15(6), 422-432.