Rapid Review Quiz: Mindfulness

Stephen Soreff, MD


June 06, 2022

A recent meta-analysis evaluated the efficacy of smartphone app–guided mindfulness exercises on stress and negative emotions in a nonclinical population with emotional symptoms. The results indicated that smartphone app–guided mindfulness exercises reduced negative emotions (standardized mean difference [SMD], -0.232), depressive symptoms (SMD, -0.367), and most significantly, anxiety symptoms (SMD, -0.490).

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