Booklist for Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

  • Beck C. Nothing Special. San Francisco, CA: Harper Collins, 1993.

  • Beck C. Everyday Zen. San Francisco, CA: Harper Collins, 1989.

  • Blacker, M. "Meditation" in Holistic Health and Healing, Mary Anne Bright (Ed) F.A. Davis Pub, Philadelphia 2002 Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine Random House/Bell Tower, 1999. Editions in Germany (2000) and Holland (2000)

  • Epstein M. Thoughts Without A Thinker. New York: Basic Books, 1995.

  • Epstein, M. Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart, New York, Broadway, 1998

  • Epstein, M. Going on Being, New York, Broadway, 2001

  • Hanh, TN, The Miracle of Mindfulness, Boston, Beacon, 1976.

  • Goldstein J, Kornfield J. Seeking the Heart of Wisdom. Boston: Shambhala, 1987.

  • Gunaratana, H. Mindfulness in Plain English, Boston, Wisdom, 1991.

  • Kabat-Zinn, J. Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness, Delacorte, NY 1990 Editions in German (1991), Japanese (1993), Italian (1993), Korean (1998) and Dutch (2000)

  • Kabat-Zinn, J. Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life, Hyperion, New York, Jan. 1994. Editions in England (1994), Germany (1995), France (1996), Spain (1996), Italy (1996), Poland (1996), Viet Nam (1996), Holland (1996), Sweden (1997), Czech Republic (1998), Russia (1998), Israel (1998), Portugal (2000), Brazil (2001)

  • Kabat-Zinn, M. and Kabat-Zinn, J. Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting, Hyperion, 1997.

  • Kabat-Zinn, J. Coming to Our Senses Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness, Hyperion, 2005.

  • Kapleau P. The Three Pillars of Zen. Boston: Beacon, 1967:53. Krishnamurti J. Think on These Things. New York: Harper & Row, 1964.Kornfield J. A Path with Heart. New York: Bantam, 1993.

  • Levine S. A Gradual Awakening. New York: Doubleday, 1979.

  • Levine S. Who Dies? Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1982.

  • Levine S. Healing into Life and Death. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1987.

  • McLeod, K. Wake Up to Your Life, San Francisco, Harper, 2001.

  • Rosenbaum, E. Here for Now: Living Well with Cancer through Mindfulness, Satya House Publications, 2005

  • Rosenberg, L. Breath by Breath, Boston, Shambhala, 1998.

  • Rosenberg, L. Living in the Light of Death, Boston, Shambhala, 2000.

  • Salzberg, S. Lovingkindness, Boston, Shambhala, 1995.

  • Santorelli, S. Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine. New York, Bell Tower, 1999.

  • Simmons, P. Learning to Fall: The Blessings of an Imperfect Life, New York, Bantam, 2002

  • Soygal Rinpoche. The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. San Francisco, Harper, 1992.

  • Suzuki S. Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. New York: Weatherall, 1970.

  • Thera N. The Heart of Buddhist Meditation. New York: Weiser, 1962.

  • Tolle, E. The Power of Now, Novato, CA: New World Library, 1999.


More Resources:

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Bishop, S. (2002). What do we really know about mindfulness-based stress reduction? , Psychosomatic Medicine, 64, 71-83.

Bishop, S., Lau, M., Shapiro, S., Carlson, L., Anderson, N., Carmody, J., Segal, Z., Abbey, S., Speca, M., Velting, D., Devins, G. (2004). Mindfulness: A proposed operational definition, Clinical Psychology Science and Practice, 11, 3, 230-241.

Carlson, L., 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, Supportive Care Cancer, 9, 112-123.

Carlson, L., Speca, M., Patel, K. & Goodey, E. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in relation to quality of life, mood, symptoms of stress and levels of cortisol, dehydroepiandosterone sulphate (DHEAS) and melatonin in breast and prostate cancer outpatients.

Davidson, R., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schumacher, J., Rosenkranz, M., Muller, D., Santorelli, S., Urbanoski, F., Harrington, A., Bonus, K., Sheridan, J. (2003), Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation, Psychosomatic Medicine, 65, 564-570.

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.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness. New York: Delacorte.

Kabat-Zinn, J., & Chapman-Waldrop, A. (1988). Compliance with an outpatient stress reduction program: Rates and predictors of program completion. Journal of Behavioural Medicine, 11, 333-352.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Lipworth, L., & Burney, R. (1985). The clinical use of mindfulness meditation for the self-regulation of chronic pain. Journal of Behavioural Medicine, 8, 163-190.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Wheeler, E., Light, T., Skillings, A., Scharf, M., Cropley, T., Hosmer, D., Bernhard, J. (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 photo chemotherapy (PUVA), Psychosomatic Medicine, 60, 625-632.

Kabat-Zinn, J., Lipworth, L., Burney, R., & Sellers, W. (1987). Four-year follow up of a meditation based program for the self regulation of chronic pain: Treatment outcomes and compliance, The Clinical Journal of Pain, 2, 159-17

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Kristeller, J. & Hallett, C. (1999). An exploratory study of a meditation-based intervention for binge eating disorders, Journal of Health Psychology, 4, 357-363.

Lazarus, R.S., & Folkman, S. (1984). Stress, appraisal, and coping. New York: Springer.

Miller, J., Fletcher, K & Kabat-Zinn, (1995). Three-year follow-up and clinical implications of a mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention in the treatment of anxiety disorders, General Hospital Psychiatry, 17, 192-200.

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Shapiro, S., Bootzin, R., Figueredo, A., Lopez, A., Schwartz, G. (2003). The efficacy of mindfulness based stress reduction in the treatment of sleep disturbance in women with breast cancer An exploratory study, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 54, 85-91.

Shapiro, S., Schwartz, G. & Bonner, G.(1998). Effects of a mindfulness-based stress reduction on medical and pre-medical students, Journal of Behavioural Medicine, 21 581-599.

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

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Tate, D. (1994). Mindfulness meditation group training, Effects on medical and psychological symptoms and positive psychological characteristics. Unpublished PhD thesis, April, 1994, University of Massachusetts.

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Weissbecker, I., Salmon, P., Studts, J., Floyd, A., Dedert, E.& Sephton, S.(2002). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and sense of coherence among women with fibromyalgia, Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 9(4), 297-307.