Too busy to meditate? Try two hours instead of a two-month course

Even a brief mindfulness intervention is helpful for stressed-out medical students

If the thought of an eight-week mindfulness course is enough to bring you out in stressful urticaria, researchers say medical students benefited almost as much from a two-hour introduction class as a two-month course.

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The findings from the small pilot study showed that students who completed an eight-week course in mindfulness were better versed in the meditation’s principles, but there was little difference in wellness outcomes between those who took just an introductory class.

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