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Can we do lifestyle interventions in groups?

As I was preparing this topic, I saw a new study on comparing group based mindfulness meditation with individual cognitive therapy for mixed depression and anxiety patients.

Take a look at my blog posting on that topic, here: http://drlynnjohnson.com/meditation-can-it-be-a-stand-alone-treatment/

Consider that meditation will be one of our lifestyle interventions. The results, that group meditation practice is as good for mixed anxiety and depression patients as cognitive therapy, are remarkable. I wonder if we added activity and eating interventions, would that give even better results? What do you think? Share your views below.

Here I suggest we expand our vision and look for opportunities to teach lifestyles in classes and groups. Leave your comments.

Slide download:
https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/lifestyle-interventions/Lesson+1/Lesson+1+Topic+4.pptx

The worksheets are actually class evaluation forms I made up. The first is for the first class:
https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/lifestyle-interventions/Lesson+1/WK+1-4.docx

This one is for subsequent classes:
https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/lifestyle-interventions/Lesson+1/WK+1-4b.docx


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