De evidence base voor mindfulness wordt steeds groter. Deze verzameling publicaties toont de meest relevante onderzoeken per jaar, waarbij een verdeling is gemaakt naar publicaties van het Centrum en overige (inter)nationale artikelen.

Voor een maandelijks actueel overzicht met nieuw verschenen mindfulnessonderzoek verwijzen we naar de website van: Mindfulness Research Monthly.

Publicaties Radboud Centrum voor Mindfulness

Overige publicaties mindfulness – nationaal & internationaal



Schellekens, M.P.J; Tamagawa, R.; Labelle, L.E.; Speca, M.; Stephen, J.; Drysdale, E.; Sample, S.; Pickering, B.; Dirkse, D.; Lawlor Savage, L.; Carlson, L.E. (2016) Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) versus Supportive Expressive Group Therapy (SET) for distressed breast cancer survivors: evaluating mindfulness and social support as mediators. Journal of Behavioural Medicine; DOI 10.1007/s10865-016-9799-6.

Verweij, H.; Van der Heijden, F.M.M.A.; van Hooff, M.L.M.; Prins, J.T.; Lagro-Janssen, A.L.M.; Van Ravesteijn, H.; A.E.M. Speckens (2016) The contribution of work characteristics, home characteristics and gender to burnout in medical residents. Advances in Health Science Education; DOI 10.1007/s10459-016-9710-9

Schellekens, M.P.J.; Karremans, J.C.; Van der Drif, M.A.; Molema, J.; Van den Hurk, D.G.M.; Prins, J.B.; Speckens, A.E.M. (2016) Are Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Related to Psychological Distress and Communication in Couples Facing Lung Cancer? A Dyadic Approach. Journal for Mindfulness. 

Schuling, R.; Huijbers, M.; Van Ravesteijn, H.; Donders, R.; Kuyken, W.; Speckens, A. (2016) A parallel-group, randomized controlled trial into the effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL) compared to treatment-as-usual in recurrent depression: Trial design and protocol. Contemporary Clinical Trials.

Huijbers, M.J.; Spinhoven, P.; Spijker, J.; Ruhé, H.G.; Van Schaik, D.J.; Van Oppen, P.; Nolen, W.A.; Ormel, J.; Kuyken, W.; Van der Wilt, G.J.; Blom, M.B.; Schene, A.H.; Donders, A.R.T.; Speckens, A.E. (2016) Discontinuation of antidepressant medication after mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for recurrent depression: randomised controlled non-inferiority trial. Br J Psychiatry; 208(4):366-73. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.115.168971.

Huijbers, M.J.; Spinhoven, P.; Van Schaik, D.J.; Nolen, W.A.; Speckens, A.E. (2016) Patients with a preference for medication do equally well in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for recurrent depression as those preferring mindfulness. J Affect Disord; 195:32-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.01.041. 

Gotink, R.A.; Hermans, K.; Geschwind, N.; De Nooij, R.; De Groot, W.; Speckens, A. (2016) Mindfulness and mood stimulate each other in an upward spiral: a mindful walking intervention using experience sampling. Journal of Mindfulness.

Schellekens, M.P.; Jansen, E.T.; Willemse, H.H.; Van Laarhoven, H.W.; Prins, J.B.; Speckens, A.E. (2016) A qualitative study on mindfulness-based stress reduction for breast cancer patients: how women experience participating with fellow patientsSupport Care Cancer; 24(4):1813-20. doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-2954-8.

Verweij, H.; Waumans, R.C.; Smeijers, D.; Lucassen, P.L.; Donders, A.R.; Van der Horst, H.E.; Speckens, A.E. (2016) Mindfulness-based stress reduction for GPs: results of a controlled mixed methods pilot study in Dutch primary care. British Journal of General Practice.


Huijbers, M.J.; Spinhoven, P.; Spijker, J.; Ruhé, H.G.; Van Schaik, D.J.; Van Oppen, P.; Nolen; W.A.; Ormel, J.; Kuyken, W.; Van der Wilt, G.J.; Blom, M.B.; Schene, A.H.; Donders, A.R.; Speckens, A.E. (2015) Adding mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to maintenance antidepressant medication for prevention of relapse/recurrence in major depressive disorder: Randomised controlled trial. J Affect Disord; 187:54-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.08.023.

Van Aalderen, J. R., Donders, A. R. T., Peffer, K., & Speckens, A. E. (2015). Long-term outcome of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in recurrently epressed patients with and without a depressive episode at baseline. Depression and anxiety, 00:1-7

Schellekens, M.P.J; Compen, F.R.; Van der Lee, M.L.; Van der Drift, M.A.; Speckens, A.E.M. (2015). Effectiviteit van mindfulness-based interventies bij patiënten met kanker: een systematische review van recente gerandomiseerde trials [Effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions in patients with cancer: a systematic review of recent randomized trials]. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Oncologie, 12(1), 11-18.

Karremans, J.C.; Schellekens, M.P.J.; Kappen, G. (2015). Bridging the sciences on mindfulness and relationships: A theoretical model and research agenda. Personality and Social Psychology Review.

Hepark, S.; Janssen, L.; De Vries, A.; Schoenberg, P.L.; Donders, R.; Kan, C.C.; Speckens, A.E. (2015) The Efficacy of Adapted MBCT on Core Symptoms and Executive Functioning in Adults With ADHD: A Preliminary Randomized Controlled Trial. J Atten Disord. pii: 1087054715613587

Janssen, L.; Kan, C.C.; Carpentier, P.J.; Sizoo, B.; Hepark, S.; Grutters, J.; Donders, R.; Buitelaar; J.K.; Speckens, A.E. (2015) Mindfulness based cognitive therapy versus treatment as usual in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). BMC Psychiatry; 15:216. doi: 10.1186/s12888-015-0591-x.

Cladder-Micus, M.B.; Vrijsen, J.N.; Becker, E.S.; Donders, R.; Spijker, J.; Speckens, A.E. (2015) A randomized controlled trial of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) versus treatment-as-usual (TAU) for chronic, treatment-resistant depression: study protocol. BMC Psychiatry; 15:275. doi: 10.1186/s12888-015-0647-y.

Compen, F.R.; Bisseling, E.M.; Van der Lee, M.L.; Adang, E.M.; Donders, A.R.; Speckens, A.E. (2015) Study protocol of a multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of group and individual internet-based Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy with treatment as usual in reducing psychological distress in cancer patients: the BeMind study. BMC Psychol; 3:27. doi: 10.1186/s40359-015-0084-1.

van den Hurk, D. G., Schellekens, M. P., Molema, J., Speckens, A. E., & van der Drift, M. A. (2015). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for lung cancer patients and their partners: Results of a mixed methods pilot study. Palliative medicine, 0269216315572720

Van Dijk, I.; Lucassen, P.L.; Speckens, A.E. (2015). Mindfulness training for medical students in their clinical clerkships: two cross-sectional studies exploring interest and participation. BMC medical education, 15(1), 24

Kuyken, W., Hayes, R., Barrett, B., Byng, R., Dalgleish, T., Kessler, D., … & Byford, S. (2015). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy compared with maintenance antidepressant treatment in the prevention of depressive relapse or recurrence (PREVENT): a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet.

Tang, Y.; Hölzel, B.K.; Posner, M.I. (2015) The neuroscience of mindfulness meditation. Nature Reviews Neuroscience; 16, 213–225

Gu, J.; Strauss, C.; Bond, R.; Cavanagh, K. (2015) How do mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and mindfulness-based stress reduction improve mental health and wellbeing? A systematic review and meta-analysis of mediation studies. Clin Psychol Rev; 37:1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2015.01.006.

Gotink, R.A.; Chu, P.; Busschbach, J.J.; Benson, H.; Fricchione, G.L.; Hunink, M.G. (2015) Standardised mindfulness-based interventions in healthcare: an overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of RCTs. PLoS One; 10(4):e0124344. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124344. 

Van der Velden, A.M.; Kuyken, W.; Wattar, U.; Crane, C.; Pallesen, K.J.; Dahlgaard, J.; Fjorback, L.O.; Piet, J. (2015) A systematic review of mechanisms of change in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in the treatment of recurrent major depressive disorder. Clin Psychol Rev; 37:26-39. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2015.02.001. 

Rouleau, C.R.; Garland S.N.; Carlson, L.E. (2015) The impact of mindfulness-based interventions on symptom burden, positive psychological outcomes, and biomarkers in cancer patientsCancer Manag Res; 7: 121–131




Piet, J.; Wurtzen, H.; Zachariae, R. (2012). The Effect of Mindfulness-Based Therapy on Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Adult Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

Van der Lee, M. L.; Garssen, B. (2012). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy reduces chronic cancer-related fatigue: a treatment study. Psychooncology, 21(3), 264-272.

MacBeth, A.; Gumley, A. (2012) Exploring compassion: a meta-analysis of the association between self-compassion and psychopathology. Clin Psychol Rev; 32(6):545-52. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2012.06.003.

Hoffman, C.J.; Ersser, S.J.; Hopkinson, J.B.; Nicholls, P.G.; Harrington, J.E.; Thomas, P.W. (2012). Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction in mood, breast- and endocrine-related quality of life, andwell-being in stage 0 to III breast cancer: a randomized,controlled trial. J Clinical Oncology 30, 1-9

McManus, F.; Surawy, C.,;Muse, K.; Vazquez-Montes, M.; Williams, J.M. (2012). A randomized clinical trial of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy versus unrestricted services for health anxiety (hypochondriasis). J Consult Clin Psychol, 80(5), 817-828.

Zeidan, F.; Grant, J.A.; Brown, C.A.; McHaffie, J.G.; Coghill, R.C. (2012). Mindfulness meditation-related pain relief: evidence for unique brain mechanisms in the regulation of pain. Neurosci Lett, 520(2), 165-173.

Chiesa, A. (2012). The difficulty of defining mindfulness: current thought and critical issues. Mindfulness, DOI 10.1007/s12671-012-0123-4

Beckman, H.B.; Wendland, M.; Mooney, C.; Krasner, M.S.,; Quill, T.E.; Suchman, A.L.; Epstein, R.M. (2012). The impact of a program in mindful communication on primary care physicians. Acad Med, 87(6), 815-819.



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Carlson, L.E.; Speca, M.; Faris, P.; Patel, K.D. (2007). One year pre-post intervention follow-up of psychological, immune, endocrine and blood pressure outcomes of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in breast and prostate cancer outpatients. Brain Behav.Immun., 21(8), 1038-1049.

MacKenzie, M.J.; Carlson, L.E.; Munoz, M.; Speca, M. (2007). A qualitative study of self-perceived effects of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in a psychosocial oncology setting. Stress and Health, 23, 59-69

Krasner, M.S.; Epstein, R.M.; Beckman, H.; Suchman, A.L.; Chapman, B.; Mooney, C.J.; Quill, T.E. (2009). Association of an Educational Program in Mindful Communication With Burnout, Empathy, and Attitudes Among Primary Care Physicians. Jama-Journal of the American Medical Association, 302(12), 1284-1293.

Chiesa, A.; Serretti, A. (2009). Mindfulness-based stress reduction for stress management in healthy people: a review and meta-analysis. J.Altern.Complement Med., 15(5), 593-600.

Grepmair, L.; Mitterlehner, F.; Loew, T.; Bachler, E.; Rother, W.; Nickel, M. (2007). Promoting mindfulness in psychotherapists in training influences the treatment results of their patients: a randomized, double-blind, controlled study. Psychother.Psychosom., 76(6), 332-338.

Ma, S.H.; Teasdale, J.D. (2004) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: replication and exploration of differential relapse prevention effects. J Consult Clin Psychol.; 72(1):31-40.