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The Resource The mind's own physician : a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the healing power of meditation, edited by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Richard J. Davidson with Zara Houshmand

The mind's own physician : a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the healing power of meditation, edited by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Richard J. Davidson with Zara Houshmand

Label
The mind's own physician : a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the healing power of meditation
Title
The mind's own physician
Title remainder
a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the healing power of meditation
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Richard J. Davidson with Zara Houshmand
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on studies with leading neuroscience researchers and the Dalai Lama to examine the health benefits of meditation, in a transcript of a scientific conference at Washington, D.C.'s Mind and Life Institute that explores the mind's capacity for influencing physical disease
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
294.3/3615
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BQ4570.P76
LC item number
M56 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho
  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon
  • Davidson, Richard J
  • Houshmand, Zara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buddhism
  • Meditation
  • Mental healing
  • Spiritual healing
  • Brain
  • Meditation
  • Mind-Body Therapies
  • Spiritual Therapies
  • Buddhism
  • Psychophysiology
  • Mind-Body Relations, Metaphysical
Label
The mind's own physician : a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the healing power of meditation, edited by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Richard J. Davidson with Zara Houshmand
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a confluence of streams and a flowering of possibilities -- Session 1. Meditation-based clinical interventions : science, practice, and implementation. How Buddhist meditative practices can inform our understanding of pain and suffering, the potential for healing, the relief of suffering, and the underlying nature of the human mind and body / Ajahn Amaro. Some clinical applications of mindfulness meditation in medicine and psychiatry : the case of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) / Jon Kabat-Zinn. Mind-brain-body interaction and meditation / Richard J. Davidson. Session 1 dialogue -- Session 2. Possible biological substrates of meditation. Synchronization of brain rhythms as a possible mechanism for the unification of distributed mental processes / Wolf Singer. The neurobiology of the adaptive and deleterious features of stress / Robert Sapolsky. Session 2 dialogue -- Session 3. Clinical research 1 : meditation and mental health. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and the prevention of relapse in recurrent depression / Zindel Segal. Paths to recovery : neural substrates of cognitive and mindfulness-based interventions for the treatment of depression / Helen Mayberg. Session 3 dialogue -- Interlude preceding session 4. The Buddhist science of human flourishing / Alan Wallace. Interlude dialogue -- Session 4. Clinical research 2 : meditation and physical health. Mindfulness-based stress reduction and cardiovascular disease / David Sheps. Neural-immune interaction / John Sheridan. Session 4 dialogue -- Session 5. Integration and final reflections. Meditation and the future of health care / Ralph Snyderman. Some reflections on the evolution and nature of mind and self and their implications for humanity / Wolf Singer. Session 5 dialogue
Control code
ocn798061719
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
iv, 268 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781608829927
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011031863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)798061719
Label
The mind's own physician : a scientific dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the healing power of meditation, edited by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Richard J. Davidson with Zara Houshmand
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a confluence of streams and a flowering of possibilities -- Session 1. Meditation-based clinical interventions : science, practice, and implementation. How Buddhist meditative practices can inform our understanding of pain and suffering, the potential for healing, the relief of suffering, and the underlying nature of the human mind and body / Ajahn Amaro. Some clinical applications of mindfulness meditation in medicine and psychiatry : the case of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) / Jon Kabat-Zinn. Mind-brain-body interaction and meditation / Richard J. Davidson. Session 1 dialogue -- Session 2. Possible biological substrates of meditation. Synchronization of brain rhythms as a possible mechanism for the unification of distributed mental processes / Wolf Singer. The neurobiology of the adaptive and deleterious features of stress / Robert Sapolsky. Session 2 dialogue -- Session 3. Clinical research 1 : meditation and mental health. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and the prevention of relapse in recurrent depression / Zindel Segal. Paths to recovery : neural substrates of cognitive and mindfulness-based interventions for the treatment of depression / Helen Mayberg. Session 3 dialogue -- Interlude preceding session 4. The Buddhist science of human flourishing / Alan Wallace. Interlude dialogue -- Session 4. Clinical research 2 : meditation and physical health. Mindfulness-based stress reduction and cardiovascular disease / David Sheps. Neural-immune interaction / John Sheridan. Session 4 dialogue -- Session 5. Integration and final reflections. Meditation and the future of health care / Ralph Snyderman. Some reflections on the evolution and nature of mind and self and their implications for humanity / Wolf Singer. Session 5 dialogue
Control code
ocn798061719
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
iv, 268 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781608829927
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011031863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)798061719

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