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Title:
INFLUENCE OF MINDFULNESS TRAINING ON DISPOSITIONAL MINDFULNESS AND ANXIETY

Authors:
Swathi and Mahesh

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Swathi* and Mahesh**
*. Psychologist, Mindscapes, Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling (Unit of Malabar Mental Health Educational and Charitable Trust)
**. Chairman and Clinical Psychologist, Mindscapes, Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling (Unit of Malabar Mental Health Educational and Charitable Trust).

MLA 8
Swathi, and Mahesh. "INFLUENCE OF MINDFULNESS TRAINING ON DISPOSITIONAL MINDFULNESS AND ANXIETY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 5, May 2019, pp. 3487-3491, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=261. Accessed May 2019.
APA
Swathi, & Mahesh. (2019, May). INFLUENCE OF MINDFULNESS TRAINING ON DISPOSITIONAL MINDFULNESS AND ANXIETY. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(5), 3487-3491. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=261
Chicago
Swathi, and Mahesh. "INFLUENCE OF MINDFULNESS TRAINING ON DISPOSITIONAL MINDFULNESS AND ANXIETY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 5 (May 2019), 3487-3491. Accessed May, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=261.

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Abstract:
Throughout our lives, we suffer in one or the other way. We often struggle to come out of emotional pain after we've confronted with adverse situations. Mindfulness is an age old concept and has been practicing for thousands of years. It focuses on the human ability to live in the present, while being aware of oneself and the immediate external environment, without being reactive to it. Adopting the techniques of mindfulness into our life would pave way for reduced rumination, reduced stress and emotional reactivity, increased focus, more cognitive flexibility etc. The present study aimed to identify the effectiveness of mindfulness training on dispositional mindfulness and anxiety. The research used experimental single group pretest post test design, with a sample size of 15 adults, selected through purposive sampling. The study used Mindful Attention awareness scale (MAAS), developed by Brown & Ryan (2003) and State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), developed by Spielberger (1983), to measure the state, trait and total anxiety level. The study used statistical techniques such as paired sample t- test.