A qualitative analysis of beginning mindfulness experiences for women with post-traumatic stress disorder and a history of intimate partner violence

Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice
Diana BermudezMary Ann Dutton

Abstract

This article presents the beginning mindfulness experiences of low income, minority women with a history of intimate partner violence. Ten women participated in a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction group, three interviews and a focus group over 15 months. Using an interpretive phenomenological analysis approach, we derived the following themes: struggles to practice meditation; a vision of growing and helping; personal improvements, and interpersonal improvements. We share recommendations for clinical practice.

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Jul 3, 2015·The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine : Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy·Michelle E MartinezGeorge Sayre
Jan 15, 2014·Trauma, Violence & Abuse·Caitlin Wolford-Clevenger, Phillip N Smith
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May 8, 2018·The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine : Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy·Marc B SchureDavid J Kearney

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