A pilot study of loving-kindness meditation for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia
Language: 
English
Abstract: 

This pilot study examined loving-kindness meditation (LKM) with 18 participants with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders and significant negative symptoms. Findings indicate that the intervention was feasible and associated with decreased negative symptoms and increased positive emotions and psychological recovery.

Author(s): 
Johnson, David P.
Penn, David L.
Fredrickson, Barbara L.
Kring, Ann M.
Meyer, Piper S.
Catalino, Lahnna I.
Brantley, Mary
Item Type: 
Journal Article
Publication Title: 
Schizophrenia Research
Journal Abbreviation: 
Schizophr. Res.
Publication Date: 
2011-07
Publication Year: 
2011
Pages: 
137-140
Volume: 
129
Issue: 
3-Feb
ISSN: 
1573-2509
DOI: 
10.1016/j.schres.2011.02.015
Library Catalog: 
PubMed
Extra: 
PMID: 21385664

Turabian/Chicago Citation

David P. Johnson, David L. Penn, Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ann M. Kring, Piper S. Meyer, Lahnna I. Catalino and Mary Brantley. 2011-07. "A pilot study of loving-kindness meditation for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia." Schizophrenia Research 129: 3-Feb: 137-140. 10.1016/j.schres.2011.02.015.

Wikipedia Citation

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