https://meditation-research.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/happy.jpg 446 1034 Dr Peter Malinowski https://meditation-research.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/logo.svg Dr Peter Malinowski2021-01-20 12:41:252021-01-20 12:41:25Can meditation lead to harm?
While there can be no doubt that engaging in mindfulness practices or meditation can lead to harm or unpleasant or adverse effects, currently meditation research is not in a position to provide accurate estimates how likely such experiences are or under which conditions they may occur. Publicised prevalence estimates should thus be treated with scepticism. In a 2020 blog post, I discussed a study into potential negative side effects of the mindfulness-based stress reduction programme (MBSR). This study by Hirshberg... Read more