Handbook of Mindfulness and Self-Regulation

Editors: Ostafin, Brian D., Robinson, Michael D. and Meier, Brian P.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

Single-User Purchase Price: $229.00
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ISBN: 978-1-4939-2263-5
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
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This empirically robust resource examines multiple ways mindfulness can be harnessed to support self-regulation, in part as a real-world component of therapy. Its authoritative coverage approaches complex mind/brain connections from neuroscience, cognitive, personality, social, clinical, and Buddhist perspectives, both within and outside traditional meditation practice.

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Table of Contents

  • 1 Introduction:​ The Science of Mindfulness and Self-Regulation - Brian D. Ostafin, Michael D. Robinson and Brian P. Meier
  • Section 1 Neuroscience and Cognitive Perspectives
  • 2 The Emerging Neurobiology of Mindfulness and Emotion Processing - W. Michael Sayers, J. David Creswell and Adrienne Taren
  • 3 Mindfulness and Training Attention - Yi-Yuan Tang and Michael I. Posner
  • 4 Mindfulness, Attention, and Working Memory - Alexandra B. Morrison and Amishi P. Jha
  • 5 Taming the Wild Elephant:​ Mindfulness and Its Role in Overcoming Automatic Mental Processes - Brian D. Ostafin
  • Section 2 Personality and Social Psychology Perspectives
  • 6 Burning Issues in Dispositional Mindfulness Research - Robert J. Goodman, Jordan T. Quaglia and Kirk Warren Brown
  • 7 The “Why,” “What,” and “How” of Healthy Self-Regulation:​ Mindfulness and Well-Being from a Self-Determination Theory Perspective - Patricia P. Schultz and Richard M. Ryan
  • 8 Self-Regulatory Strength and Mindfulness - Michael J. MacKenzie and Roy F. Baumeister
  • 9 Mindfulness and Emotion Regulation - Whitney L. Heppner, Claire A. Spears, Jennifer Irvin Vidrine and David W. Wetter
  • 10 Self-Compassion:​ What It Is, What It Does, and How It Relates to Mindfulness - Kristin D. Neff and Katie A. Dahm
  • Section 3 Clinical Perspectives
  • 11 Mindfulness as a Key Construct in Modern Psychotherapy - Patricia Bach, Steven C. Hayes and Michael Levin
  • 12 How Do Mindfulness-Based Interventions Work?​ Strategies for Studying Mechanisms of Change in Clinical Research - Tory Eisenlohr-Moul, Jessica R. Peters and Ruth A. Baer
  • 13 Clinical Perspectives:​ Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Mood Disorders - Brandilyn R. Willett and Mark A. Lau
  • 14 Mindfulness and the Addictive Process:​ Psychological Models and Neurobiological Mechanisms - Judson A. Brewer, Nicholas T. Van Dam and Jake H. Davis
  • 15 Mindfulness, Eating Disorders, and Food Intake Regulation - Jean L. Kristeller
  • 16 Mindfulness and Self-Regulation:​ A Medical Approach to the Mind and Mental Health - James Davis-Siegel, Moriah Gottman and Daniel J. Siegel
  • 17 Mindfulness as a General Ingredient of Successful Psychotherapy - James Carmody
  • Section 4 Buddhist Perspectives
  • 18 Buddhist Styles of Mindfulness:​ A Heuristic Approach - John D. Dunne
  • 19 The Emperor's Clothes:​ A Look Behind the Western Mindfulness Mystique - Eleanor Rosch