Meditation-cited resources

Benefits of Meditation

"National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine [NCCAM] - nccam.nih.gov Home Page." National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine [NCCAM] - nccam.nih.gov Home Page. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://nccam.nih.gov/.

"Meditation Station." The Meditation Society. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://www.meditationsociety.com/.

"Blog: Using meditation for depression - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic medical information and tools for healthy living - MayoClinic.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/meditation-for-depression/MY00687.

Do Brainwaves Alter During Meditation?

Norwegian University of Science and Technology - Brain Waves and Meditation, Retrieved October 25, 2010 from http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=70952&CultureCode=en

Chicago Tribune - "Performing Under Pressure", October 25, 2010, Retrieved October 25, 2010 from http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-1025-choke-20101025,0,4427464.story

Tung University - EEG Dynamics of Experienced Zen Meditation, Retrieved October 25 from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19384707

Does Meditation Help with Anxiety?

Kabat-Zinn PHD, Jon, Richard J. Davidson, Jessica Schumacher, Melissa Rosenkranz, Saki F. Santorelli, EdD,, Daniel Muller, MD, PhD, Ferris Urbanowski, MA, John F. Sheridan, PhD, Anne Harrington, PhD, and Katherine Bonus, MA. "Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation -- Davidson Et Al. 65 (4): 564." Psychosomatic Medicine. American Psychosomatic Society, 4 Apr. 2004. Web. 28 Oct. 2010. http://www.psychosomaticmedicine.org/cgi/content/short/65/4/564.

"Meditating - Definition." Merriam-Webster Online. Web. 28 Oct. 2010. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meditating.

What is Meditation?." The Buddhist Centre . Triratna Buddhist Community, n.d. Web. 27 Oct. 2010. http://www.fwbo.org/meditation.html.

Miller, JJ, K. Fletcher, and J. Kabat-Zinn. "Three-Year Follow-Up and Clinical Implications of a Mindfulness Meditation-Based Stress Reduction Intervention in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders."General Hospital Psychiatry 17.3 (1995): 192-200.PubMed.Gov. U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Web. 28 Oct. 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7649463.

Does Meditaiton Help with Blood Pressure?

Sudsuanga, Ratree, Kongdej Veluvana, and Vilai Chentaneza. "Effect of Buddhist Meditation on Serum Cortisol and Total Protein Levels, Blood Pressure, Pulse Rate, Lung Volume and Reaction Time." Physiology & Behavior 50.3 (1991): 543-48. Print.

Patel, C., M. G. Marmot, D. J. Terry, M. Carruthers, B. Hunt, and M. Patel. "Trial of Relaxation in Reducing Coronary Risk: Four Year Follow Up." British Medical Journal 290.6475 (1985): 1103-106. Print.

Benson, H. "Decreased Blood Pressure in Borderline Hypertensive Subjects Who Practiced Meditation." Journal of Chronic Diseases 27.3 (1974): 163-69. Print.

"High Blood Pressure (HBP), Blood Pressure Readings." National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Web. 28 Oct. 2010. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Hbp/HBP_WhatIs.html.

"Meditating - Definition." Merriam-Webster Online. Web. 29 Oct. 2010. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meditating.

Carrico, By Mara. "Yoga Journal - Yoga Meditation - Let's Meditate." Yoga Journal: Yoga Poses, Classes, Meditation, and Life - On and Off the Mat - Namaste. Web. 29 Oct. 2010. http://www.yogajournal.com/practice/141?page=2.

Does Meditation Work for Pain Relief?

"Meditating - Definition." Merriam-Webster Online. Web. 29 Oct. 2010. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meditating.

Carrico, By Mara. "Yoga Journal - Yoga Meditation - Let's Meditate." Yoga Journal: Yoga Poses, Classes, Meditation, and Life - On and Off the Mat - Namaste. Web. 29 Oct. 2010. http://www.yogajournal.com/practice/141?page=2.

Zeidan, F. The Journal of Pain, March 2010; vol 11: pp 199-209. Print

Stahl, Bob, and Elisha Goldstein. A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2010. Print.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon, Leslie Lipworth, and Robert Burney. "The Clinical Use of Mindfulness Meditation for the Self-regulation of Chronic Pain." Journal of Behavioral Medicine 8.2 (1985): 163-90. Print.

Does Meditation Work for Weight Loss?

Kristeller, Jean L., and C. Brendan Hallett. "An Exploratory Study of a Meditation-based Intervention for Binge Eating Disorder."Journal of Health Psychology 4.3 (1999): 357-63. Print

"What is Meditation?." The Buddhist Centre . Triratna Buddhist Community, n.d. Web. 27 Oct. 2010. http://www.fwbo.org/meditation.html.

Rich, Leigh. "Bringing More Effective Tools to the Weight Loss Table." American Psychological Association 35.1 (2004): 52. Print.

Thomas, Paul. Weighing the Options: Criteria for Evaluating Weight-Management Programs. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 1995. Print.

Yokubison, Liz. "Losing It." YogaJournal.com. Yoga Journal. Web. 27 Oct. 2010.

History of Meditation

"Meditation [NCCAM Health Information]." National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine [NCCAM] - nccam.nih.gov Home Page. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/meditation.

"Meditation: Take a stress-reduction break wherever you are - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic medical information and tools for healthy living - MayoClinic.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/meditation/HQ01070.

"Meditation Station." The Meditation Society. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. www.meditationsociety.com/what.html.

How Long Should Meditation Last?

"Georgia Health Info | Meditation: Take a stress-reduction break wherever you are." Georgia Health Info. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://georgiahealthinfo.gov/cms/node/129569.

"Brooklyn College Personal Counseling." Brooklyn College Personal Counseling Program. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://pc.brooklyn.cuny.edu/MED.htm.

"Buddhist Meditation." My Webspace files. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/meditation.html.

Meditation Techniques

"Healing Meditation | An Online Personal Healing College." Healing Meditation | An Online Personal Healing College. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://healingmeditation.net/.

"Meditation Techniques." The Transcendental Meditation (TM) Program - Official website. How and where to learn.. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://www.tm.org/meditation-techniques.

"Statistics on People Who Meditate - Project Meditation." Project Meditation - Free meditation for everyone. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. <http://www.project-meditation.org/a_wim1/statistics

Types of Meditation

"Meditation: Take a stress-reduction break wherever you are - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic medical information and tools for healthy living - MayoClinic.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/meditation/HQ01070.

"National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine [NCCAM] - nccam.nih.gov Home Page." National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine [NCCAM] - nccam.nih.gov Home Page. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://nccam.nih.gov/.

"Chapter 1." Advanced Behavioral Consultants. http://www.healthsurvey.com/ch1.htm (accessed August 16, 2010).

What Is Guided Meditaiton?

"Mindful Meditations." UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://marc.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=22.

"Mindfulness Practice Center at the University of Vermont--Audio Exercises." The University of Vermont. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://www.uvm.edu/~chwb/counseling/mindfulness/mindfulnessaudio.html.

"Restoring my soul ...." Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS). N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/~joer/meditate.html.

What Is Insight Meditation?

"Brown University Contemplative Studies Initiative." Brown University. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://www.brown.edu/Faculty/Contemplative_Studies_Initiative/links.html.

"Meditation Research." Martinos Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/~lazar/.

"Theravada Buddhist Insight Meditation and an Object-Relations Model of Therapeutic-Developmental Change: A Clinical Case Study of an Ethnopsychiatric Tradition | University of Chicago Dissertations on Southern Asia." University of Chicago Dissertations on Southern Asia. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://southasiadissertations.uchicago.edu/ucdsa/content/engler-john-h.

What Is Japa Meditaiton?

"Huntington's Disease Information - HOPES - Meditation and HD, med3." Huntington's Disease Information - HOPES - Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://hopes.stanford.edu/treatmts/lifestyleandhd/med3.html.

What Is Meditation?

"Meditation Research." Martinos Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Jan. 2011. http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/~lazar/.

"Meditation: Take a stress-reduction break wherever you are - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic medical information and tools for healthy living - MayoClinic.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Aug. 2010. http://mayoclinic.com/health/meditation/HQ01070/NSECTIONGROUP=2.

What Is Mindfulness Meditation?

"Buddhist Meditation." My Webspace files. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/meditation.html.

"Mindful Meditations." UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://marc.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=22.

"Mindfulness Practice Center at the University of Vermont--Audio Exercises." The University of Vermont. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://www.uvm.edu/~chwb/counseling/mindfulness/mindfulnessaudio.html.

What Is the Purpose of Meditation In Buddhism?

AboutBuddhism.org - History of Buddhism, Retrieved October 25, 2010 from http://www.aboutbuddhism.org/history-of-buddhism.htm/

Patch.com - "Meditation Center Helps Us Live a Better Life", October 25, 2010, Retrieved October 25, 2010 from http://hamptonbays.patch.com/articles/meditation-center-helps-us-live-a-better-life

What Is Transcendental Meditation?

"CME course: Stress and Cardiovascular Disease, Maharishi Transcendental Meditation technique for managing CVD risk." CME course: Stress and Cardiovascular Disease, Maharishi Transcendental Meditation technique for managing CVD risk. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://www.tm.cme.edu/.

"Transcendental Meditation Program at Maharishi University of Management." Maharishi University of Management: Consciousness-Based Education. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://www.mum.edu/tm.html.

Weiss, Hilary B. "Transcendental Meditation: A Prescription for Lower Blood Pressure?." Vanderbuilt University. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. www.vanderbilt.edu/AnS/psychology/health_psychology/transcendental_meditation.htm.

What Is Zen Meditation?

"Dogen's Manuals of Zen Meditation : Carl Bielefeldt." University of California Press. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://www.ucpress.edu/books/pages/2199.php.

"Santa Clara University - Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education - Zen Meditation." Santa Clara University - Welcome. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://www.scu.edu/ignatiancenter/events/zen/index.cfm.

"Zazen Meditation at Rutgers." Zazen Meditation at Rutgers. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. http://zazen.rutgers.edu/.

 

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