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Meditation

A state of consciousness in which the individual eliminates environmental stimuli from awareness so that the mind can focus on a single thing, producing a state of relaxation and relief from stress. A wide variety of techniques are used to clear the mind of stressful outside interferences. It includes meditation therapy. (Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, 4th ed)
Also Known As:
Transcendental Meditation; Meditation, Transcendental
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1. Schneider, Robert H: 9 articles (09/2014 - 01/2002)
2. Nidich, Sanford: 6 articles (09/2014 - 09/2004)
3. Jaseja, Harinder: 6 articles (01/2010 - 01/2005)
4. Zeidan, Fadel: 5 articles (11/2015 - 03/2010)
5. Carlson, Linda E: 5 articles (11/2014 - 07/2003)
6. Salerno, John W: 5 articles (11/2012 - 01/2002)
7. Nidich, Sanford I: 5 articles (11/2012 - 01/2002)
8. Morone, Natalia E: 5 articles (03/2012 - 05/2007)
9. Manber, Rachel: 4 articles (01/2015 - 06/2008)
10. Ong, Jason C: 4 articles (01/2015 - 06/2008)

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