A recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry shows eight weeks of MBSR to be as effective as (or, as the authors put it, “non-inferior to”) the premier anti-anxiety medication (Escitalopram / Lexapro) in a racially diverse group of adults with anxiety disorders.
The Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health inaugurated its new Thich Nhat Hanh Center for Mindfulness on April 26 with a day-long research symposium and celebration. The center was launched with a gift of $25 million to the university.
Dr. Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General of the United States has teamed up with Calm to release a series of free mindfulness tools designed to reduce stress and strengthen our relationships. The series includes five sessions to support people going through real-life experiences and difficult emotions. Themes include easing holiday stress, combating loneliness, navigating hectic days, and dealing with negativity and uncertainty.
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