Meditation Brings Stress Relief to Prisoners

Prisoners who practice meditation twice a day experience less stress and fewer mental health issues than inmates who don’t meditate, according to study results reported in an article in Reuters.

Prisoners in the meditation group reported significantly larger reductions in perceived stress, anxiety, depression, dissociation and sleep disturbances than the inmates who didn’t participate in this program. For depression and sleep problems, symptom scores were reduced by half, on average, among men who meditated.

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Adam Wahlberg

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