Selective Background Bibliography
Mindfulness Based Practices:
Their Potential Contributions to Behavioral Medicine and to Our Own Lives
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.
Keynote Address: SBM Meeting
Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
April 5, 2002
Scientific Papers, Monographs, and Book Chapters from the Center for Mindfulness
Kabat-Zinn, J. An out-patient program in Behavioral Medicine for chronic pain patients based on the practice of mindfulness meditation: Theoretical considerations and preliminary results.Gen. Hosp. Psychiatry (1982) 4:33-47.
Kabat-Zinn, J., Lipworth, L. and Burney, R. The clinical use of mindfulness meditation for the self-regulation of chronic pain. J. Behav. Med. (1985) 8:163-190.
Kabat-Zinn, J., Lipworth, L., Burney, R. and Sellers, W.Four year follow-up of a meditation-based program for the self-regulation of chronic pain: Treatment outcomes and compliance. Clin.J.Pain (1986) 2:159-173.
Kabat-Zinn, J. and Chapman-Waldrop, A. Compliance with an outpatient stress reduction program: rates and predictors of completion. J.Behav. Med. (1988) 11:333-352.
Bernhard, J., Kristeller, J. and Kabat-Zinn, J.Effectiveness of relaxation and visualization techniques as a adjunct to phototherapy and photochemotherapy of psoriasis. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. (1988) 19:572-573.
Kabat-Zinn, J., Massion, A.O., Kristeller, J., Peterson, L.G., Fletcher, K., Pbert, L., Linderking, W., Santorelli, S.F. Effectiveness of a meditation-based stress reduction program in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Am.J Psychiatry (1992) 149:936-943.
Santorelli, S.F. A qualitative case analysis of mindfulness meditation training in an outpatient stress reduction clinic, and its implications for self-knowledge. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Massachusetts School of Education. University Microfilms International, Kalamazoo, MI (1992).
Kabat-Zinn, J. Psychosocial Factors in Coronary Heart Disease: Their Importance and Management. In Ockene, IS and Ockene J (Eds) Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease, Little Brown, Boston, 1993, pp. 299-333.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Mindfulness Meditation: Health Benefits of an Ancient Buddhist Practice. In Goleman, D. and Gurin, J. (eds) Mind/Body Medicine, Consumer Reports Books, Yonkers, NY, 1993.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Meditation. In Moyers, B. Healing and the Mind, Doubleday, NY, 1993, pp. 115-143.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Forward to Choices in Healing, Michael Lerner, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1994, pp.xi-xvii.
Miller, J., Fletcher, K. and Kabat-Zinn, J. Three-year follow-up and clinical implications of a mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Gen. Hosp. Psychiatry (1995) 17:192-200.
Massion, A.O., Teas, J., Hebert, J.R., Wertheimer, M.D., and Kabat-Zinn, J. Meditation, melatonin, and breast/prostate cancer: Hypothesis and preliminary data. Medical Hypotheses (1995) 44:39-46.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Mindfulness Meditation. What It Is, What It Isn't, and Its Role in Health Care and Medicine, in Haruki, Y. and Suzuki, M. (eds) Comparative and Psychological Study on Meditation. Eburon, Delft, Netherlands, 1996, pp. 161-170.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Catalyzing movement toward a more contemplative/sacred-appreciating/ non-dualistic society. Project on the Contemplative Mind in Society Monograph, Williamsburg, MA, 1996.
Santorelli, S.F. Mindfulness and mastery in the workplace: 21 Ways to reduce stress during the workday. In, Engaged Buddhist Reader, A. Kotler (ed), Parallax Press, Berkeley, 1996, pp. 40-45.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Chapman, A, and Salmon, P. The relationship of cognitive and somatic components of anxiety to patient preference for alternative relaxation techniques. Mind/ Body Medicine (1997) 2:101-109.
Kabat-Zinn, J., Wheeler, E., Light, T., Skillings, A., Scharf, M., Cropley, T.G., Hosmer, D., and Bernhard, J. Influence of a mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention on rates of skin clearing in patients with moderate to severe psoriasis undergoing phototherapy (UVB) and photochemotherapy (PUVA). Psychosom Med (1998) 60:625-632.
Kabat-Zinn, J., Massion, A.O., Hebert, J.R., Rosenbaum, E. Meditation. In Textbook of Psycho-oncology, Jimmie Holland, M.D.(ed). Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998, pp. 767-779.
Salmon, P., Santorelli, S.F., and Kabat-Zinn, J. Intervention elements promoting high adherence to mindfulness-based stress reduction programs in the clinical behavioral medicine setting. In Handbook of Health Behavior Change, 2nd edition. Sally A. Shumaker, Eleanor B. Schron, Judith K. Ockene, Wendy L. McBee (eds), Springer, 1998, pp 239-266.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Indra's net at work: The mainstreaming of dharma practice in society. In The Psychology of Awakening, Watson G, Batchelor S, and Claxton G (eds), Random House/Rider, London, UK, 1999, pp. 225-249.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Participatory Medicine. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (2000) 14:239-240.
Saxe, G.A., Hebert, J.R., Carmody, J.F., Kabat-Zinn, J., et al. Can diet, in conjunction with stress reduction, affect the rate of increase in prostate-specific antigen after biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer? J Urology (2001) 166:2202-2207.
Relman, A, Kabat-Zinn, J., Hosmer, D. and Riley, D. Parsing the data: An examination of a study on meditation and the treatment of psoriasis. Advances in Mind-Body Medicine (2001) 17:66-77.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Forward to: Segal, ZV, Williams, JMG, and Teasdale, JD. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: A New Approach to Preventing Relapse, Guilford, NY, 2002.
Kabat-Zinn, J. Mindfulness: The Heart of Rehabilitation. Forward to Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Rehabilitation, E. Leskowitz (Ed.) Churchill Livingstone, (in press, 2002).
Davidson, R.J., Kabat-Zinn, J., Schumacher, J. et al. Alterations in brain and immune function produced by mindfulness meditation. Manuscript submitted.