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Dr Madhav Goyal, lead author of a new analysis of research on meditation, recently published his study: 'Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-being: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis' in JAMA Internal Medicine. In this podcast, Dr Goyal discusses his findings from the study and some surprising conclusions about the effectiveness of meditation with Dr Raj Persaud.
Presenter: Dr Raj
Interviewee: Dr Madhav
Audio running time: 23 minutes
By the end of this podcast we hope you will:
have obtained an overview of the efficacy
of meditation programmes in improving stress-related mental
health conditions, beyond the placebo effect
gain a further understanding of meditation
research and the current Randomised Controlled Trials
(RCT) examining comparative effectiveness
have an understanding of 'Mindfulness' and
Transcendental meditation and its effect on psychological
have an idea of the role meditation could
have in addressing psychological stress.
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