Meditation in health: an operational definition

Meditation in health: an operational definition

Autor Cardoso, R. Google Scholar
Souza, E. de Google Scholar
Camano, L. Google Scholar
Leite, JR Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Despite its evergrowing use in health-related areas, procedures characterized as meditation have been little or not at all defined operationally, which hinders its use in a standardized manner. in the present study, the authors present a possible operational definition of meditation, which has been used in social and academic projects, developed in Universidade Federal de São Paulo. in this proposal, it is emphasized that, in order to be characterized as meditation, the procedure should encompass the following requirements: (1) the use of a specific technique (clearly defined), (2) muscle relaxation in some moment of the process and (3) logic relaxation; (4) it must necessarily be a self-induced state, and (5) use of self-focus skill (coined anchor). (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Assunto meditation
Idioma Inglês
Data 2004-11-01
Publicado em Brain Research Protocols. Amsterdam: Elsevier B.V., v. 14, n. 1, p. 58-60, 2004.
ISSN 1385-299X (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Editor Elsevier B.V.
Extensão 58-60
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000225349000007

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