A brief mindfulness-based meditation intervention in nursing students: report on a mixed methodology feasibility study

Jenny Jones, Mariyana Schoultz, Angus J. M. Watson, Stephen J. Leslie

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Nursing students are exposed to stress when they undertake clinical placements and stress may be associated with increasing attrition rates in nursing undergraduate courses. Mindfulness meditation training has previously been shown to reduce stress in registered nurses. This chapter describes a mixed methods feasibility study which examined the usefulness and effectiveness of mindfulness meditation in improving situational stressresponse resilience in nursing students. The chapter concludes by identifying recommendations for future mindfulness meditation research methodologies. Recommendations are also made for nursing undergraduate curriculum and undergraduate nursing student support services development.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Nursing
EditorsPeyton P. O’Donnell
PublisherNova Science Publishers
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781536177985
ISBN (Print)9781536177978
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameNursing – Issues, Problems and Challenges
PublisherNova Science Publishers

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