Affiliation: Harvard University
- Religious attendance and cause of death over 31 yearsDoug Oman
Human Population Laboratory, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, California 94704 1011, USA
Int J Psychiatry Med 32:69-89. 2002....
- Passage meditation reduces perceived stress in health professionals: a randomized, controlled trialDoug Oman
Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 74:714-9. 2006..05). Stress reductions remained large at 19 weeks (84% of the pretest standard deviation, p = .006). Evidence suggests this program reduces stress and may enhance mental health...
- Meditation lowers stress and supports forgiveness among college students: a randomized controlled trialDoug Oman
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
J Am Coll Health 56:569-78. 2008..The authors evaluated the effects on stress, rumination, forgiveness, and hope of two 8-week, 90-min/wk training programs for college undergraduates in meditation-based stress-management tools...
- Passage meditation improves caregiving self-efficacy among health professionals: a randomized trial and qualitative assessmentDoug Oman
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
J Health Psychol 13:1119-35. 2008..05), findings also obtained in qualitative interviews (n = 24). Evidence suggests this program enhances health professional caregiving self-efficacy, and may merit inclusion in training curricula...
- 'Does religion cause health?': differing interpretations and diverse meaningsDoug Oman
University of California, Berkeley, USA
J Health Psychol 7:365-80. 2002..We review historical confusion between these interpretations, arguing that disentangling them is important for collaborative health care, promotion and research...
- A qualitative examination of a spiritually-based intervention and self-management in the workplaceT Anne Richards
Public Health Institute, Oakland, California, USA
Nurs Sci Q 19:231-9. 2006..The findings suggest that this program can be an effective intervention among nurses in dealing with the demands of the healthcare environment and may be a resource for continuing education curricula...
- Access to health care for children and adolescents in working poor families: recent findings from CaliforniaSylvia Guendelman
Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
Med Care 43:68-78. 2005..Children in working poor families are among the most disadvantaged, yet little is known about barriers to care for these children...
- Mantram repetition for stress management in veterans and employees: a critical incident studyJill E Bormann
Research Nurse Scientist, Nursing and Patient Care Services, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
J Adv Nurs 53:502-12. 2006..This paper reports a study assessing the usefulness of a mantram repetition programme...
- Cultivating mindfulness: effects on well-beingShauna L Shapiro
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 95053, USA
J Clin Psychol 64:840-62. 2008..These results suggest that distinct meditation-based practices can increase mindfulness as measured by the MAAS, which may partly mediate benefits. Implications and future directions are discussed...