Mindfulness and Buddhist-Derived Approaches in Mental Health by Edo Shonin, William Van Gordon, Mark D. Griffiths

By Edo Shonin, William Van Gordon, Mark D. Griffiths

This booklet presents a well timed synthesis and dialogue of contemporary advancements in mindfulness study and perform inside psychological overall healthiness and habit domain names. The e-book additionally discusses different Buddhist-derived interventions – akin to loving-kindness meditation and compassion meditation – which are gaining momentum in medical settings. it will likely be an important textual content for researchers and psychological future health practitioners wishing to maintain updated with advancements in mindfulness medical examine, in addition to any execs wishing to equip themselves with the mandatory theoretical and useful instruments to successfully make the most of mindfulness in psychological health and wellbeing and dependancy settings.

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Buddha spent much of the rest of his life teaching about the ‘four noble truths’ which are dukkha (suffering, unsatisfactoriness or unease, which is everywhere), the causes of dukkha (craving, hatred and delusion, which are also everywhere), the cessation of suffering (by overcoming craving, hatred and delusion, one can achieve the cessation of suffering) and precisely how to overcome dukkha, by following the ‘eightfold path’, based on the principles of wisdom, moral virtue and meditation. e. g.

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