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

Aalsma, M. C., Jones, L. D., Staples, J. K., Garabrant, J. M., Gordon, J. S., Cyr, L. R., & Salyers, M. P.

J Pediatr Health Care. 2020;34(5):462-469.

A mind-body skills group (MBSG) program was evaluated to determine its acceptability and preliminary effectiveness for the treatment of depression in adolescents in a primary care setting.

Read the abstract in Journal of Pediatric Health Care

Mind-Body Skills Groups for Adolescents

Cyr, L. R., & Farah, K.

Biofeedback. 2005; 33(2):63-68

A review of the use of mind-body skills, including biofeedback, hypnosis, guided imagery, meditation, music, and movement, for treatment of stress-related conditions in adolescents.  

Read the full text article in Biofeedback

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A Mind-Body Medicine Peer-Counseling Curriculum for Enhancing Social Emotional Learning Skills in the Aftermath of a High School Shooting

This study measured the effect of a mind-body medicine peer-counseling curriculum for enhancing social emotional learning skills and reducing anxiety following the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

A Qualitative Study of a Mind-Body Medicine Peer-Counseling Curriculum in the Aftermath of a School Shooting 

This qualitative study measured the effect of a mind-body medicine peer-counseling curriculum on the school counselors beginning the semester after the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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