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Could mindfulness-based cognitive therapy prevent a lifelong recurrent course of depression or anxiety by addressing key mechanisms of vulnerability in high-risk adolescents?

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Tamsin Ford, Jessica Richardson, Kath Wilkinson, Patrick Smith, Vashti Berry, Thorsten Barnhofer, Jerry Fox, Willem Kuyken

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-177
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Volume216
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2020

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Abstract

We explore the potential of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, a skills-based intervention that provides participants with sustainable tools for adaptive responses to stress and negative mood, for the large group of young people with depression or anxiety who only partially or briefly respond to currently available first-line interventions.

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