Summary: ''Using mindfulness training to prevent and treat depression is a novel strategy in the West, though it is a traditional application of Eastern meditation practice. Whether you struggle with depression or simply want to understand your mind and emotions better, you will find this book accessible and useful. Depression is epidemic in our society, and I would love to see this sensible treatment approach gain ground.'' -Andrew Weil, MD, author of ''8 Weeks to Optimum Health'' and ''Heal ...show morethy Aging'''''' ''A revolutionary treatment approach. For depression sufferers, this is a truly useful guide to achieving emotional balance. For mental health professionals, it should be mandatory reading. I recommend this book and companion CD most highly.'' -Daniel Goleman, PhD, author of ''Emotional Intelligence'''''' ''An invaluable resource not only for those who suffer from depression, but for anyone familiar with the downward spiral of negative thinking and self-doubt. The authors of this book explore the reasons for depression and give us guidance and support, along with useful tools to find a way through it.'' -Sharon Salzberg, author of ''The Force of Kindness'''''' ''If I could select one group of individuals for people to ''really'' pay attention to when grappling with chronic unhappiness, I could not think of a better group than these authors. Not only are they consummate scientists, but they are each personally immersed in the moment-to-moment mindfulness that they teach. This book brings together the contemplative practices of both science and insight meditation in an effective fashion that is understandable to the ordinary person--no esoteric practice or mental health background is necessary. Read it and see foryourself!'' -Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, University of Washington - ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 07
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