Loving-Kindness and Compassion Meditation: Potential for Psychological Interventions


Description

Loving-Kindness and Compassion Meditation: Potential for Psychological Interventions by  Stefan G.Hoffman, Paul Grossman, and Devon E. Hinton (2011)
Clinical Psychology Review, 31 (7), pp. 1126-1132

1.0 hours of CE credit                                   Cost = $10.00

Journal Article.  11 pages of text,  3+ pages of references, tables

This paper can be downloaded at no cost by clicking on THIS LINK or pasting the following link into your browser:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3176989/pdf/nihms315166.pd

Intermediate Level

8-question true/false + multiple choice post-test

 

Course Objectives

After reading this paper the reader will be able to

1.  Define Loving Kindness Meditation and Compassion Meditation and contrast them to Mindfulness Meditation

2.  Explain the results of at least one research study demonstrating the effectiveness of LKM or CM in reducing stress, increasing positive mood or decreasing depression.

Author affilliations

Stefan G. Hoffmann, PhD - Boston University

Paul Grossman - University of Basel Hospital

Devon E. Hinton - Harvard Medical School