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Abstract

Mindfulness interventions have shown promise in improving self-regulation, depression, anxiety, and stress levels across all ages. Obesity rates in children are rising worldwide. It has been postulated that through improvements in self-regulation with mindfulness interventions, obesity rates can be improved in children and adolescents. In this review, we attempt to explain how mindfulness interventions may impact obesity rates and obesity-related complications and give the current state of evidence for the following mindfulness interventions: Mindful Eating, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Yoga, Spirituality, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4621-4629
Number of pages9
JournalDiabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy
Volume14
DOIs
StatePublished - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pharmacology

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