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Mindfulness Training for Teens Fails Important Test
by Cindi May

Scientific American    Translate This Article
31 October 2017

On 31 October 2017 Scientific American reported: Mindfulness involves a conscious focus on and awareness of your present state of mind and surroundings, without judgment or reaction. A recent critical evaluation of the adult literature on mindfulness identifies a number of weaknesses in the extant research, including a lack of randomized control groups, small sample sizes, large attrition rates, and inconsistent definitions of mindfulness. Moreover, a systematic review of intervention studies found insufficient evidence for a benefit of mindfulness on attention, mood, sleep, weight control, or substance abuse. ... In an effort to address these limitations, Catherine Johnson, Christine Burke, Sally Brickman, and Tracey Wade conducted a large-scale study including a randomized control group to assess the benefits of mindfulness training in teens. ... Despite the numerous outcome measures employed in the study, there was no evidence of any benefit for the mindfulness group at either the immediate post-test or the follow up. In fact, anxiety was higher at the follow up for males in the mindfulness group relative to males in the control group. The same was true for participants with low baseline depression and low baseline weight concerns; mindfulness training led to an increase in anxiety in these individuals over time. Global Good News service views this news as the failure of modern health and science systems. Such 'flops' highlight the need for more intelligent, evolutionary, Natural Law based, life-supporting systems.

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