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A selection of articles on mindfulness from our Centre:


Articles in Scientific Journals

2015

  • Crane C, Heron J, Gunnell D, Lewis G, Evans J, Williams JM., (2015) Adolescent over-general memory, life events and mental health outcomes: Findings from a UK cohort study, Memory. 2015 Feb 26:1-16. [Epub ahead of print]download
  • van der Velden, A.M., Kuyken, W., Wattar, U., Crane, C., Pallesen, K.J., Dahlgaard, J., Fjorback, L.O. & Piet, J., (2015) A Systematic Review of Mechanisms of Change in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in the Treatment of Recurrent Major Depressive Disorder, Clinical Psychology Review , doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2015.02.001 download
  • Brennan, K., Barnhofer, T., Crane, C., Duggan, D., & Williams, J. M. G. (2015) Memory Specificity and Mindfulness Jointly Moderate the Effect of Reflective Pondering on
    Depressive Symptoms in Individuals With a History of Recurrent Depression. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, February 2015 download
  • Bardacke, N., & Dymond, M.(2015). Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP): A health promotion model of childbirth education? International Journal of Birth and Parent Education, issue 6 pp 34-37 download

2014

  • Crane, C., Crane, R.,  Eames, K., Fennell, M., Silverton, S., Williams, J. M. G., & Barnhofer, T. (2014). The effects of amount of home meditation practice in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy on hazard of relapse to depression in the
    Staying Well after Depression Trial.
     Behaviour Research and Therapy 63 17-24. download
  • McManus, F, Muse, K.,  Surawy, C., Hackmann, A., Williams, J. M. G. (2014). Relating Differently to Intrusive Images: the Impact of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) on Intrusive Images in Patients with Severe Health Anxiety (Hypochondriasis).   Mindfulness. ISSN Print: 1868-85274. download
  • Mars, B., Heron, J.,  Crane, C., Hawton, K., Kidger, J., Lewis, G., Macleod, G., Tilling, K., Gunnel, D. (2014). Differences in risk factors for self-harm with and without suicidal
    intent: Findings from the ALSPAC cohort.
     Journal of Affective Disorders 168 407–414. download
  • Mars, B., Heron, J.,  Crane, C., Hawton, K., Kidger, J., Lewis, G., Macleod, G., Tilling, K., Gunnel, D. (2014). Clinical and social outcomes of adolescent self harm:
    population based birth cohort study.
    The BMJ download
  • Rycroft-Malone, J., Anderson, R., Crane, R., Gibson, A., Gradinger, F., Owen-Griffiths, H., Mercer, S., & Kuyken, W.(2014). Accessibility and implementation in UK services of an effective depression relapse prevention programme – Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT): ASPIRE study protocol.  Implementation Science, 9, 62. download
  • Abbott RA, Whear R, Rodgers LR, Bethel A, Thompson-Coon J, Kuyken W, Stein K, Dickens C. (2014). Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction and mindfulness based cognitive therapy in vascular disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Journal of Psychosomatic Reseach.  download
  • Hollinghurst, S., Carroll, F. E., Abel, A., Campbell, J., Garland, A., Jerrom, B., Kessler, D., Kuyken, W., …. Wiles, N. (2014). Cost-effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy as an adjunct to pharmacotherapy for treatment-resistant depression in primary care: economic evaluation of the CoBalT Trial.  British Journal of Psychiatry, 204(1), 69-76.  download
  • Evans, A., Crane, R.S., Cooper, L., Mardula, J., Wilks, J., Surawy, C. Kenny, M., & Kuyken, W. (2014). A framework for supervision for mindfulness-based teachers: a space for embodied mutual inquiry.  Mindfulness. Open access download
  • Williams, M. J., Dalgleish, T., Karl, A., & Kuyken, W. (2014)  Examining the factor structures of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire and the Self-Compassion Scale. Psychological Assessment. download
  • Gjelsvik, B., Lovric, D., & Williams, J. M. G. (in press). Embodied cognition and emotional disorders. Embodiment and abstraction in understanding depression. Psychopathology Review.
  • Raes, F., Griffith, J. W., Van der Gucht, K., & Williams, J. M. G. (2014). School-based prevention and reduction of depression in adolescents: A cluster-randomized controlled trial of a mindfulness group program.  Mindfulness, 5, 477-486.download
  • O’Conner, R.C., Smyth, R., & Williams, J. M. G. (2014). Intrapersonal Positive Future Thinking Predicts Repeat Suicide Attempts in Hospital-Treated Suicide Attempters. Mindfulness, 1-11. download
  • Surawy, C., McManus, F., Muse, K., & Williams, J. M. G. (2014). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Health Anxiety (Hypochondriasis): Rationale, Implementation and Case Illustration. Mindfulness, 1-11. download
  • Haddad, A. D., Harmer, C. J., & Williams, J. M. G. (2014). Executive dysfunction and autobiographical memory retrieval in recovered depressed women. Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry45(2), 260-266. download
  • Crane, C., Heron, J., Gunnell, D., Lewis G., Evans, J., & Williams, J. M. G. (2014). Childhood traumatic events and adolescent overgeneral autobiographical memory: Findings in a UK cohort. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45, 330-338. download

2013

  • Kuyken W, Weare K, Okoumunne O, Lewis R, Motton N, Burnett R, Cullen, C., Hennelly, S., & Huppert, F. (2013). Effectiveness of the mindfulness in schools program: A non-randomized controlled feasibility study.British Journal of Psychiatry, 203, 126-131. doi: http://doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.113.126649. download
  • Crane, C., Barnhofer, T., Duggan, D. S., Eames, C., Hepburn, S., Shah, D., & Williams, J. M. G. (2013). Comfort from Suicidal Cognition in Recurrently Depressed Patients. Journal of affective disorders, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2013.11.006 download
  • Krusche, A., Cyhlarova, E., & Williams, J. M. G. (2013). Mindfulness online: an evaluation of the feasibility of a web-based mindfulness course for stress, anxiety and depression. BMJ Open, 3(11), e003498. download
  • Liu, X., Xu, W., Wang, Y., Williams, J. M. G., Geng, Y., Zhang, Q. & Liu, X. (2013) Can inner peace be improved by mindfulness training: A randomized controlled trial. Stress and Health. 2013 doi: 10.1002/smi.2551 download
  • Warriner, S., Dymond, M., & Williams, J. M. G. (2013). Mindfulness in maternity. British Journal of Midwifery21(7), 520-522. download
  • Williams, J. M. G., Crane, C., Barnhofer, T., Brennan, K., Duggan, D. et al (2013). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Preventing Relapse in Recurrent Depression: A Randomized Dismantling Trial Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology doi: 10.1037/a0035036 download
  • Cousin, G., & Page, D. (2013). Does Patients’ Pretreatment Trait-Mindfulness Predict the Success of Cognitive Psychotherapy for Emotion Regulation? Mindfulness, 1-6. download
  • Cousin, G., Schmid Mast, M., & Jaunin‐Stalder, N. (2013). When physician‐expressed uncertainty leads to patient dissatisfaction: a gender study. Medical education, 47(9), 923-931. download
  • Wessel, I., Postma, I. R., Huntjens, R. J., Crane, C., Smets, J., Zeeman, G. G., & Barnhofer, T. (2013). Differential correlates of autobiographical memory specificity to affective and self-discrepant cues. Memory, (ahead-of-print), 1-14. download
  • Crane, R. S., Eames, C., Kuyken, W., Hastings, R. P., Williams, J. M. G. et al. (2013). Development and Validation of the Mindfulness-Based Interventions–Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI: TAC). Assessment doi:10.1177/1073191113490790. download
  • O’Connor, R. C., Smyth, R., Ferguson, E., Ryan, C., & Williams, J. M. G. (2013). Psychological Processes and Repeat Suicidal Behavior: A Four-Year Prospective Study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/a0033751 download
  • Debeer, E., Raes, F., Williams, J. M. G., Craeynest, M., & Hermans, D. (2013) Operant conditioning of autobiographical memory retrieval. Memory. doi:10.1080/09658211.2013.774419 download
  • Debeer, E., Raes, F., Williams, J. M. G., & Hermans, D. (2013) Reduction in Memory Specificity Following an Approach/Avoidance Scrambled Sentences Task Relates to Cognitive Avoidant Coping. The Psychological Record, 63, 73-84.  download

2012

  • Kuyken, W. Crane, R. & Dalgleish, T.(2012). Does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy prevent depressive relapse?British Medical Journal, 345:e7194. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e7194.download
  • Crane RS., Kuyken W., Williams JMG., et al., (2012) Competence in Teaching Mindfulness-Based Courses: Concepts, Development and Assessment Mindfulness doi 10.1007/s12671-011-0073-2 download
  • Williams JMG., Barnhofer T., Crane C., et al. (2012) Pre-Adult Onset and Patterns of Suicidality in Patients with a History of Recurrent Depression J. Affect. Disord. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2011.12.011 download
  • Williams JMG. and Kuyken W. (2012) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy:
    a promising new approach to preventing depressive relapse
    Br. J. Psychiatry doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.111.104745 download
  • Warriner, S., Williams, JMG., Bardacke, N. and Dymond, M. (2012) A mindfulness approach to antenatal preparation Br. J. Midwifery, 20(3): 194 – 198 download
  • Heron, J., Crane, C., Gunnell, D., Lewis, G., Evans, J., & Williams, J. M. G. (2012) 40,000 memories in young teenagers: differential item functioning on the Autobiographical Memory Test in a UK cohort study. Memory, ifirst, 1-21. Doi: 10.1080/09658211.2012.656846. download
  • Crane, C., Winder, R., Hargus, E., Amarasinghe, M., & Barnhofer, T. (2012) Effects of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on specificity of life goals. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36, 182-189. download
  • Krusche, A., Cyhlarova, E., King, S., & Williams, JMG. (2012) Mindfulness online: a preliminary evaluation of the feasibility of a web-based mindfulness course and the impact on stress. BMJ Open, 2(3). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000803 download
  • McManus, F., Surawy, C., Muse, K., Vazquez-Montes, M., & Williams, J. M. G. (2012). A Randomized Clinical Trial of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Versus Unrestricted Services for Health Anxiety (Hypochondriasis). Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0028782 download
  • Ruths, F.A., de Zoysa, N., Frearson, S. J., Hutton, J., Williams, J. M. G., & Walsh, J. (2012) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Mental Health
    Professionals—a Pilot Study. Mindfulness. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12671-012-0127-0 download

2011

  • Bennett, J., Dymond, M., Karl, A. & Wilson, H., (2011) Investigating Potential Mechanisms for Change in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MBCT): How does it work? Mindfulness: how it works and where it works, Southampton. download
  • Crane C., Shah D., Barnhofer T. et al. (2011) Suicidal Imagery in a Previously Depressed Community Sample Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy doi: 10.1002/cpp.741 download
  • McManus F., Muse K., and Surawy C. (2011) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) for severe health anxiety HCPJ 2011 (Jan) 19-23 download
  • Rawal A., Williams J.M.G. and Park R.J.(2011) Effects of analytical and experiential self-focus on stress-induced cognitive reactivity in eating disorder psychopathology Behaviour Research and Therapy 49(10), 635-645 download
  • Williams, J.Mark G. and Kabat-Zinn, Jon(2011) Mindfulness: diverse perspectives on its meaning, origins, and multiple applications at the intersection of science and dharma, Contemporary Buddhism, 12: 1, 1 — 18 download
  • Muse, K., McManus, F., Leung, C., Meghreblian, B., & Williams, J. M. G. (2011). Cyberchondriasis: Fact or fiction? A preliminary examination of the relationship between health anxiety and searching for health information on the Internet. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 189–196.download

2010

      • Barnhofer T, Chittka T, Nightingale H, Visser C, Crane C. State effects of two forms of meditation on prefrontal EEG asymmetry in previously depressed individuals. Mindfulness 2010) 1:21–27. download
      • Crane, C., & Williams, J. M. G. (2010). Factors associated with attrition from mindfulness based cognitive therapy for suicidal depression. Mindfulness, 1, 10-20 download
      • Crane, C., Jandric, D., Barnhofer, T., et al., (2010) Dispositional Mindfulness, Meditation, and Conditional Goal Setting Mindfulness, 1, 204–214 download
      • Hargus E., Crane C., Barnhofer T. et al. (2010) Effects of Mindfulness on Meta-Awareness and Specificity of Describing Prodromal Symptoms in Suicidal Depression Emotion, 10(1), 34–42 download
      • Muse K., McManus F., Hackmann A. et al. (2010) Intrusive imagery in severe health anxiety: Prevalence, nature and links with memories and maintenance cycles Behaviour Research and Therapy 48, 792-798 download
      • Raes F. and Williams J.M.G. (2010) The Relationship between Mindfulness and Uncontrollability of Ruminative Thinking Mindfulness 1(4), 199-203 download
      • Williams, J.M.G., Russell, I. T., Crane, C., et al., (2010). The Staying Well After Depression Study: Trial Design and Protocol. BMC Psychiatry, 10, 23, doi:10.1186/1471-244X-10-23 download
      • Williams, J.M.G (2010) Mindfulness and Psychological Process. Emotion, 10, 1-17 download
      • Williams, J.M.G., Russell, I. T., Crane, C., et al., (2010). The Staying Well After Depression Study: Trial Design and Protocol. BMC Psychiatry, 10(23), doi:10.1186/1471-244X-10-23 download

2009

      • Barnhofer, T., Crane, C., Hargus, E., et al. (2009) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy as a Treatment for Chronic Depression Behaviour Research & Therapy, 47, 366-373 download
      • Hepburn, S.R., Crane, C., Barnhofer, T., et al. (2009). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may reduce thought suppression in previously suicidal participants: Findings from a preliminary study. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 48, 209-215 download
      • Hughes, A.M.B., Williams, J.M.G., Bardacke, N., et al. (2009) Mindfulness approaches to childbirth and parenting. British Journal of Midwifery, 17, 630-635 download
      • Miklowitz, D. J., Alatiq, Y., Goodwin, G. M., Geddes, J. R., Fennell, M. V. F., Dimidjian, S., Hauser, M., & Williams, J. M. G. (2009). A pilot study of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 2(4), 373-382 download
      • Raes, F., Dewulf, D., & Williams, J.M.G. (2009) Mindfulness and reduced cognitive reactivity to sad mood: Evidence from a correlational study and a non-randomized waiting list controlled study Behaviour Research & Therapy, 47, 623–627 download
      • Rawal, A., Park R.J., Enayati J., et al. (2009) A mindful approach to eating disorders, Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal, 9, 16-20 download
      • Shafran, R., Clark, D.M., Fairburn, C.G.et al. (2009) Mind the gap: Improving the dissemination of CBT Behaviour Research & Therapy, Behaviour Research & Therapy, 47, 902-909 download

2008

      • Baer, R.A., Smith G. T., Lykins E. et al. (2008) Construct Validity of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire in Meditating and Nonmeditating Samples. Assessment, 15, 329-342 download
      • Crane, C., Barnhofer, T., Duggan, D., et al. (2008) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and self-discrepancy in recovered depressed patients with a history of depression and suicidality. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 32, 775-787 download
      • Williams, J.M.G. (2008) Mindfulness, depression and modes of mind. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 32, 721-733 download
      • Williams, J. M. G., Russell, I.G. and Russell, D. (2008) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Further Issues in Current Evidence and Future Research. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 524-529 download
      • Williams, J.M.G., Van der Does, A.J.W., Barnhofer, T., et al. (2008) Cognitive reactivity and suicidal ideation: testing a differential activation theory of suicidality. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 32, 83-104 download
      • Williams, J.M.G., Alatiq, Y. Crane, C., et al. (2008) Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) in bipolar disorder: Preliminary evaluation of immediate effects on between-episode functioning. Journal of Affective Disorders, 107, 275–279 download

2007

      • Barnhofer, T., Duggan, D., Crane, C., et al. (2007) Effects of meditation on frontal alpha asymmetry in previously suicidal patients Neuroreport, 18, 707-712 download
      • Fresco, D.M., Moore, M.T., van Dulmen, M.H.M., et al. (2007) Initial psychometric properties of the Experiences Questionnaire: validation of a self-report measure of decentering. Behavior Therapy, 38, 234-246 download
      • Kenny, M., & Williams J.M.G. (2007) Treatment resistant depressed patients show a good response to Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 617-625 download

before 2007

      • Lau, M. A., Segal, Z., & Williams, J. M. G. (2004). Teasdale’s differential activation hypothesis: Implications for mechanisms of depressive relapse and suicidal behaviour. Behaviour Research & Therapy 42, 1001-1017 download
      • Segal, Z.V., Teasdale, J.D., Williams, J.M., et al. (2002) The Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy Adherence Scale: Inter-rater reliability, adherence to protocol and treatment distinctiveness. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 9, 131-138. download
      • Teasdale, J.D., Segal, Z.V. & Williams, J.M.G. (2003) Mindfulness training and problem formulation. Clinical Psychology Science and Practice, 10, 157-160. download
      • Teasdale, J.D., Segal, Z.V., Williams, J.M.G., et al. (2000) Prevention of relapse/recurrence of major depression using Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 615-23 download
      • Williams, J.M.G. & Swales, M. (2004) The use of Mindfulness-based approaches for suicidal patients Archives of Suicide Research, 8, 315-330 download
      • Williams, J.M.G., Duggan, D.S., Crane, C., et al. (2006) Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Prevention of Recurrence of Suicidal Behavior. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62, 201-210. download
      • Williams, J.M.G., Teasdale, J.D., Segal, Z.V. et al. (2000) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy reduces overgeneral autobiographical memory in formerly depressed patients. Journal of Abnormal Psychology 109, 150-155. download

Journal Special Issues

      • Williams J. Mark G. & Kabat-Zinn J. (Eds) (2011) Mindfulness: diverse perspectives on its meaning, origins, and multiple applications at the intersection of science and dharma (Special Issue) Contemporary Buddhism, 12(1) Online

        Includes articles by: Williams J.M.G. & Kabat-Zinn J.; Bodhi B.; Dreyfus G.; Olendski A.; Dunne J.; Teasdale J. & Chaskalson M.; Fennel M. & Segal Z.; Feldman C. & Kuyken W.; Batchelor M.; Maex E.; Salzberg S.; Bush M.; Santorelli S.; Grossman P. & Van Dam N.T.; Baer R.; Gethin R.; Kabat-Zinn J.

BOOKS (& translations)

Chapters in Edited Books

    • Williams, J.M.G., Duggan, D., Crane, C., and Hepburn, S. (2010) Modes of mind and suicidal processes: the potential role of mindfulness in changing minds, In R. O’Connor, J. Gordon & S. Platt (Eds) International Handbook of Suicide Prevention – Research, Policy and Practice (pp. 401-418) Chichester: WileyBlackwell
    • Williams, J.M.G, & Duggan, D.S. (2006). Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Embodied Cognition. In Kwee, M.G.T, Gergen, K.J. & Koshikawa, F (Eds.) Horizons in Buddhist Psychology (pp. 363-378). Ohio:Taos Institute Publications.
    • Segal, Z.V, Teasdale, J.D., & Williams, J.M.G. (2004) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Theoretical Rationale and Empirical Status. In Hayes, S., Follette, V., & Linehan, M.M. (Eds.) Mindfulness and Acceptance (pp. 45-65) New York: Guilford Press
    • Koshikawa, F., Ishii, Y., Sakata, M., Akutagawa, N., & Williams, J.M.G. (2004) Effectiveness of jikan-ho, a method of self observation, in reducing stress and increasing accessibility of positive memories. In Blows, M., Srinisavan, S., Blows, J., Bankart, P., DelMonte, M., & Haruki, Y (Eds.) The Relevance of the Wisdom Traditions in Contemporary Society: The Challenge to Psychology (pp. 223-233) Delft: Eburon