Category Archives: LKM

Compassion and palliative care

Compassionate, loving kindness and mindfulness interventions in a palliative care setting. Continue reading

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Putting the Meditator at the Centre of the Research

Meditators know the most about meditation, if science ignores them they miss a trick. Continue reading

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Loving-kindness Meditation for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Pilot Study

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Regulation of the Neural Circuitry of Emotion by Compassion Meditation: Effects of Meditative Expertise

Authors: Antoine Lutz, Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, Tom Johnstone, Richard J. Davidson Year: 2008 Title: Regulation of the Neural Circuitry of Emotion by Compassion Meditation: Effects of Meditative Expertise Summary: Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) investigation of the insula and anterior cingulate cortices in … Continue reading

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Open Hearts Build Lives: Positive Emotions, Induced Through Loving-Kindness Meditation, Build Consequential Personal Resources

Authors: Barbara L. Fredrickson,  Michael A. Cohn, Kimberly A. Coffe, Jolynn Pek and Sandra M. Finkel. Year: 2008 Title: Open Hearts Build Lives: Positive Emotions, Induced Through Loving-Kindness Meditation, Build Consequential Personal Resources Summary:. Does meditation practice produce a cumulative effect? Is there a relationship between … Continue reading

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Loving-Kindness Meditation for Chronic Low Back Pain

Authors: James W. Carson, Francis J. Keefe, Thomas R. Lynch, Kimberly M. Carson, eeraindar Goli, Anne Marie Fras and Steven R. Thorp Year: 2005 Title: Loving-Kindness Meditation for Chronic Low Back Pain Summary: A pilot study on the effects of an … Continue reading

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Loving-kindness Meditation Increases Social Connectedness

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