The Beginners Guide to Therapeutic Meditation: How to do it, How to Teach it, When to Use it
By Joan Borysenko, PhD
World renowned expert in integrative medicine and the mind/body connection, Dr. Joan Borysenko, teaches us how the use of meditation is an evidence-based practice useful in treating stress related disorders, chronic illness, addictions, trauma, anxiety, and depression. In this insightful introduction to the topic, four basic forms of meditation-concentration, mindfulness, compassion, and centering prayer-will be compared and contrasted. Dr. Borysenko then reviews the physiology of meditation including its effects on the autonomic nervous system and the brain.
1. Compare and contrast 4 types of meditation
2. Describe the physiology of the relaxation response
3. List 5 evidence-based results of meditation practice
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