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10-04-2018 | Letter to the Editor

Commentary Regarding Johnson et al. (2017) “A Randomized Controlled Evaluation of a Secondary School Mindfulness Program for Early Adolescents: Do We Have the Recipe Right Yet?”

Auteurs: Neil W. Bailey, Richard Chambers, Addie Wootten, Craig S. Hassed

Gepubliceerd in: Mindfulness | Uitgave 5/2018

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Recently, Johnson et al. (2017) published the results of a study examining the effect of a nine-lesson mindfulness intervention on adolescent mental health in schools in South Australia (“A randomized controlled evaluation of a secondary school mindfulness program for early adolescents: Do we have the recipe right yet?”). Their results indicated no change in anxiety, depression, weight/shape concerns, well-being, or mindfulness as a result of the mindfulness intervention at the intervention’s end, nor any changes at 6- or 12-month follow-up points. Their results were a replication of a null result in their previous study (Johnson et al. 2016 “Effectiveness of a school-based mindfulness program for transdiagnostic prevention in young adolescents”). Their research was well conducted, including randomized control design, a very experienced mindfulness teacher, and sufficient power to detect meaningful effects. They also used a well-established mindfulness program adapted for use in schools (the .b program). …
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Metagegevens
Titel
Commentary Regarding Johnson et al. (2017) “A Randomized Controlled Evaluation of a Secondary School Mindfulness Program for Early Adolescents: Do We Have the Recipe Right Yet?”
Auteurs
Neil W. Bailey
Richard Chambers
Addie Wootten
Craig S. Hassed
Publicatiedatum
10-04-2018
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Mindfulness / Uitgave 5/2018
Print ISSN: 1868-8527
Elektronisch ISSN: 1868-8535
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-018-0936-x

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