Mind-Body Skills Groups for Adolescents with Depression in Primary Care: A Pilot Study

Aalsma, MC, Jones LD, Staples, JK, Garabrant JM, Gordon, JS, Richtsmeier Cyr L, Sagado EF Salyers, MP. Mind-body skills groups for adolescents with depression in primary care: a pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 2020 (in press).

This study with depressed adolescents demonstrated significant improvement in depression symptoms, mindfulness and self-efficacy, and decreased rumination and suicidal ideation. The depression 2 symptoms continued to significantly improve at 3 month follow-up while improvement in mindfulness, self-efficacy, rumination, and suicidal ideation were maintained at follow-up.