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Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression / Zindel V. Segal, J. Mark G. Williams, John D. Teasdale ; foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

  • Segal, Zindel V., 1956-
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About this work


"MBCT focuses on teaching participants to make a simple yet radical shift in their relationship to the thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations that contribute to depressive relapse"--Page [2] of jacket.


New York : The Guilford Press, [2013]

Physical description

xix, 451 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm


Second Edition.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-437) and index.


Part I. The challenge of depression. Depression casts a long shadow -- Why do people who have recovered from depression relapse? -- Developing mindfulness-based cognitive therapy -- Part II. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Doing and being -- The eight-session program: how and why -- The preclass participant interview -- Awareness and automatic pilot: session 1 -- Kindness and self-compassion in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy -- Living in our heads: session 2 -- Gathering the scattered mind: session 3 -- Recognizing aversion: session 4 -- Inquiring into practice and practicing inquiry -- Allowing/Letting be: session 5 -- Thoughts are not facts: session 6 -- A day of mindful practice -- "How can I take the best care of myself?": session 7 -- Maintaining and extending new learning: session 8 -- Reprise: the 3-minute breathing space as the spine of the program -- Part III. Evaluation and dissemination. Does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy work? -- How does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy achive its effects? -- Moving the program off the page and into the clinic: supports for mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intructors and their patients.


  • English

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