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Handbook of Research on Clinical Applications of Meditation and Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Mental Health

Handbook of Research on Clinical Applications of Meditation and Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Mental Health
Author(s)/Editor(s): Sanjeev Kumar Gupta (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India)
Copyright: ©2022
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8682-2
ISBN13: 9781799886822
ISBN10: 1799886824
EISBN13: 9781799886846

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Mental health has been a growing concern in society but recently has further come to light due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on societal well-being. With mental health issues such as depression on the rise, professionals need to implement new techniques that are effective in reducing psychological problems and enhancing psychological well-being. The integration of meditation and mindfulness techniques presents new methods for providing psychological intervention to alleviate psychological distress.

Clinical Applications of Meditation and Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Mental Health presents mindfulness-based interventions in clinical and non-clinical conditions. This book disseminates evidence-based practices in the area of meditation and mindfulness to mental health professionals for the advancement of the mental health discipline and the benefit of students and trainees. Covering topics including mindful parenting, mediation, trauma-informed work, and psychological trauma recovery, this book is essential for mental health practitioners, therapists, psychologists, counselors, meditation specialists, professionals, students, researchers, and academicians.



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Author's/Editor's Biography

Sanjeev Gupta (Ed.)
Sanjeev Kumar Gupta is currently working as a Clinical Psychologist (Clinician and Researcher) at All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India. He has completed MPhil in Medical and Social Psychology from the Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, PhD in Psychology from the University of Mysore and has more than 10 years of experience in the field of Clinical Psychology. His areas of interest include child and adolescent mental health, executive function training, cognitive behavior therapy, mindfulness meditation, telerehabilitation, stuttering, neurodevelopmental disorders, and cognitive electrophysiology. He has edited one book, contributed two chapters in books and published 15 articles in various national and international peer-reviewed journals. He has chaired scientific sessions and presented several research papers both at national and international conferences. He has also conducted several workshops/symposiums and training programs for professionals, parents and caregivers of children with neurodevelopmental disorders.

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