The effect of mindfulness-based therapy on anxiety and depression: A meta-analytic review.

05 Apr 2010Hofmann SG, Sawyer AT, Witt AA, Oh D.

These results suggest that mindfulness-based therapy is a promising intervention for treating anxiety and mood problems in clinical populations

Meta Analysis
3 effects
1140 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Meditation Selfcare risk & protective factor
Meditation
Selfcare

Depression Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Depression
Brain system

Low evidence
-41.0%

Meditation Selfcare risk & protective factor
Meditation
Selfcare

Stress Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Stress
Brain system

Low evidence
-27.0%

Peppermint Herb risk & protective factor

Running speed Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Running speed
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence
11.0%