Dr. Greeson’s scientific publications on mindfulness & other topics:
Mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Integrative Medicine
Stress, Neuroimaging, Cardiovascular Disease Risk, and HIV
Melatonin and Light Research
St John’s Wort
Muscle Testing

Mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Greeson, J.M. (2015). Transtherapeutic mindfulness. Alternative and Complementary Therapies, 21, 145Link to Full-Text Article (PDF, 293 KB)

Feldman, G., G., & Greeson, J. (2015). Meditation and relaxation. In H.L. Miller (ed.), SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. In press.

Greeson, J.M., Brantley, J.G., Smoski, M.J., Suarez, E.C., Ekblad, A.G., Lynch, T.R., & Wolever, R.Q. (2015). Decreased symptoms of depression after mindfulness-based stress reduction: Potential moderating effects of religiosity, spirituality, trait mindfulness, gender, and age. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 21, 166-174. Link to Full-Text Article (PDF, 145 KB)

Greeson, J.M., Toohey, M.J., & Pearce, M.J. (2015). An adapted, 4-week mind-body skills group for medical students: Reducing stress, increasing mindfulness, and enhancing self-care. Explore (NY), 11, 186-192. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 164 KB)

Moss, A.S., Reibel, D.K., Greeson, J.M., Thapar, A., Bubb, R., Salmon, J., & Newberg, A.B. (2015). An adapted mindfulness-based stress reduction program for elders in a continuing care retirement community: Quantitative & qualitative results from a pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 34, 518-538. Link to Full-Text Article (PDF, 391 KB)

Black, D.S., & Greeson, J.M. (2014). Mindfulness-based interventions in routine clinical care for stress related ailments: Comment. JAMA Internal Medicine, 174(3). Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 451 KB)

Greeson, J.M., Garland, E., & Black, D. (2014). Mindfulness: A transtherapeutic approach for transdiagnostic mental processes. In A. Ie, C.T. Ngnoumen, & E.J. Langer (eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness (pp. 533-562). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 151 KB)

Greeson, J.M., & Eisenlohr-Moul, T. (2014). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for chronic pain. In R. Baer (ed.), Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician’s Guide to Evidence Based and Applications, 2nd edition (pp. 269-292). Burlington, MA: Academic Press. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 748 KB)

Goldberg, S.B., Manley, A.R., Smith, S.S., Greeson, J.M., Russell, E., Van Uum, S., Koren, G., & Davis, J.M. (2014). Hair cortisol as a biomarker of stress in mindfulness training for smokers. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 20, 630-634. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 94 KB)

Greeson, J.M., Juberg, M., Maytan, M., James, K., & Rogers, H. (2014). A randomized controlled trial of Koru: A mindfulness training program for college students and other emerging adults. Journal of American College Health, 62, 222-233. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 191 KB)

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Cox, C.E., Porter, L.S., Buck, P.J., Hoffa, M., Jones, D., Walton, B., Hough, C.L., & Greeson, J.M. (2014).Development and preliminary evaluation of a telephone-based mindfulness training intervention for survivors of critical illness. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 11, 173-181. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 784 KB)

Feldman, G., Dunn, E., Stemke, C., Bell, K., & Greeson, J. (2014) Mindfulness and rumination and as predictors of persistence with a distress tolerance task. Personality and Individual Differences, 56, 154-158. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 51 KB)

Caldwell, K., Adams, M., Harrison, M., Quin, R., & Greeson, J. (2013). Pilates, mindfulness, and somatic education. Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices, 5, 141-153. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 129 KB)

Khanna, S., Greeson, J.M.  (2013)
A narrative review of yoga and mindfulness as complementary therapies for addiction. Conplementary Therapies in Medicine, 21, 244-252. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 418 KB)

Paul, N.A., Stanton, S.J., Greeson, J.M., Smoski, M.J., & Wang, L. (2012). Psychological and neural mechanisms of trait mindfulness in reducing depression vulnerability. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 8, 56-64. Link to full-text (PDF, 378 KB)

Froeliger, B., Garland, E.L., Kozink, R.V., Modlin, L.A., Chen, N.-K., McClernon, F.J., Greeson, J.M., & Sobin, P. (2012). Meditation-State Functional Connectivity (msFC): Strengthening of the Dorsal Attention Network and Beyond. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 2012, Article ID 680407, 9 pages. Link to full-text (URL)

Caldwell, K., Emery, L., Harrison, M., & Greeson, J. (2011). Changes in Mindfulness, Well-Being, and Sleep Quality in College Students through Taijjiquan Courses: A Cohort Control Study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 17, 931-938. Link to full-text (PDF, 218 KB)

Feldman G., Greeson, J., Renna, M., & Robbins-Montieth, K. (2011). Mindfulness predicts less texting while driving among young adults: Examining attention- and emotion-regulation motives as potential mediators. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 856-861. Link to full text (PDF, 294 KB)

Greeson, J.M., Webber, D.M., Smoski, M.J., Brantley, J.G., Ekblad, A.G., Suarez, E.C., & Wolever, R.Q. (2011). Changes in spirituality partly explain health-related quality of life outcomes after Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. doi: 10.1007/s10865-011-9332-x  Link to full-text (PDF, 291 KB)

Caldwell, K., Harrison, M., Adams, M., Quin, R., & Greeson, J. (2010). Developing mindfulness in college students through movement based classes: Effects on mood, self-regulatory self-efficacy, stress, and sleep quality. Journal of American College Health, 58, 433-442.  Link to full-text (PDF, 171 KB)

Feldman, G., Greeson, J., Senville, J. (2010). Differential effects of mindful breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and loving kindness meditation on decentering and negative reactions to repetitive thoughts. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 1002-1011.  Link to full-text (PDF, 263 KB)

Rosenzweig, S., Greeson, J.M., Reibel, D.K., Green, J.S., Jasser, S.A., & Beasley, D. (2010). Mindfulness-based stress reduction for chronic pain conditions: Variation in treatment outcomes and role of home meditation practice. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 68, 29-36.  Link to full-text (PDF, 136 KB)

Greeson, J.M. (2009). Mindfulness Research Update. Complementary Health Practice Review, 14, 10-18.  Link to full-text (PDF, 127 KB)

Greeson, J., & Brantley, J. (2009). Mindfulness and Anxiety Disorders: Developing a Wise Relationship with the Inner Experience of Fear. In: Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness (pp. 171-188). New York, NY: Springer Science.  Link to full-text (PDF, 334 KB)

Feldman, G., Hayes, A., Kumar, S., Greeson, J., & Laurenceau, J-P. (2007). Mindfulness and emotion regulation: The development and initial validation of the Cognitive and Affective Mindfulness Scale-Revised (CAMS-R). Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 29, 177-190.  Link to full-text (PDF, 327 KB)

Rosenzweig, S., Reibel, D., Greeson, J., Edman, J.S., Jasser, S.A., McMearty, K.D., & Goldstein, B.J. (2007). Mindfulness-based stress reduction is associated with improved glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus: A pilot study. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 13, 36-38.  Link to full-text (PDF, 67 KB)

Rosenzweig, S.R., Reibel, D.K., Greeson, J.M., & Brainard, G.C. (2003). Mindfulness-based stress reduction lowers psychological distress in medical students. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 15, 88-92.  Link to full-text (PDF, 60 KB)

Reibel, D.K., Greeson, J.M., Brainard, G.C., & Rosenzweig, S. (2001). Mindfulness-based stress reduction and health-related quality of life in a heterogeneous patient population. General Hospital Psychiatry, 23, 183-192.  Link to full-text (PDF, 212 KB)

Integrative Medicine

Wolever, R.Q., Webber, D.M., Meunier, J.P., Greeson, J.M., Lausier, E.R., & Gaudet, T.W. (2011). Modifiable disease risk, readiness to change, and psychosocial functioning improve with integrative medicine immersion model. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 17, 38-47. Link to full-text (PDF, 867 kb)

Greeson, J., Krucoff, C., Moon, S., Moon, T., & Shaffer, J. (2010). A “whole-person” approach. Alternative and Complementary Therapies,16, 359.  Link to full-text (PDF, 963 KB)

Greeson, J.M., Rosenzweig, S., Halbert, S.C., Cantor, I.S., Keener, M.T., & Brainard, G.C. (2008). Integrative medicine research at an academic medical center: Patient characteristics and health-related quality of life outcomes. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14, 763-767.  Link to full-text (PDF, 96 KB)

Stress, Neuroimaging, Cardiovascular Disease Risk, and HIV

Hall, M., Greeson, J., & Mezick, E. (2016). Sleep as a biobehavioral risk factor for cardiovascular disease. In S.R. Waldstein, W.J. Kop, & L.I. Katzel (eds.), Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine. New York, NY: Springer.

Hurwitz, B.E., Schultz, L.M., & Greeson, J.M. (2016). HIV-1 spectrum disease, psychological distress, and cardiometabolic risk. In S.R. Waldstein, W.J. Kop, & L.I. Katzel (eds.), Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine. New York, NY: Springer.

Wang, L., Paul, N., Stanton, S., Greeson, J., & Smoski, M. (2013). Loss of sustained activity in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex in response to repeated stress in individuals with early-life emotional abuse: Implications for depression vulnerability. Frontiers in Psychology: Emotion Science. June 2013, Volume 4, Article 320. Link to Full Text Article (PDF, 971 KB)

Greeson, J.M., Lewis, J.G., Kuhn, C.M., Achanzar, K., Zimmerman, E., Young, K.H., & Suarez, E.C. (2009). Stress-induced changes in the expression of monocytic β-2 integrins: The impact of arousal of negative affect and adrenergic responses to the Anger Recall Task. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 23, 251-256.  Link to full-text (PDF, 258 KB)

Greeson, J.M., Hurwitz, B.E., Llabre, M.M., Schneiderman, N, Penedo, F.J., & Klimas, N.G. (2008). Psychological distress, killer lymphocytes, and disease severity in HIV/AIDS. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 22, 901-911.  Link to full-text (PDF, 232 KB)

Hurwitz, B.E., Klaus, J.R., Llabre, M.M., Gonzalez, A., Lawrence, P.J., Maher, K.J., Greeson, J.M., Baum, M.K., Shor-Posner, G., Skyler, J.S., & Schneiderman, N. (2007). Suppression of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 viral load with selenium supplementation: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Internal Medicine, 167, 148-154.  Link to full-text (PDF, 159 KB)

Hurwitz, B.E., Klimas, N.G., Llabre, M.M., Maher, K.J., Skyler, J.S., Bilsker, M.S., McPherson-Baker, S., Lawrence, P.J., LaPerriere, A.R., Greeson, J.M., Klaus, J.R., Lawrence, R., & Schneiderman, N. (2004). HIV, metabolic syndrome X, inflammation, oxidative stress, and coronary heart disease risk: Role of protease inhibitor exposure. Cardiovascular Toxicology, 4, 303-316.  Link to full-text (PDF, 224 KB)

Melatonin & Light Research

Brainard, G.C., Sliney, D., Hanifin, J.P., Glickman, G., Byrne, B., Greeson, J.M., Jasser, S., Gerner, E., & Rollag, M.D. (2008). Sensitivity of the human circadian system to short wavelength (420 nm) light. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 23, 379-386.  Link to full-text (PDF, 353 KB)

Brainard, G.C., Hanifin, J.P., Greeson, J.M., Byrne, B., Glickman, G., Sanford, B., Gerner, E., & Rollag, M.D. (2001). Action spectrum for melatonin regulation in humans: Evidence for a novel circadian photoreceptor. The Journal of Neuroscience, 21, 6405-6412.  Link to full-text (PDF, 213 KB)

Brainard, G.C., Hanifin, J.P., Rollag, M.D., Greeson, J., Byrne, B., Glickman, G., Gerner, E., & Sanford, B. (2001). Human melatonin regulation is not mediated by the three-cone photopic visual system. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 86, 433-436.  Link to full-text (PDF, 374 KB)

St. John’s Wort

Greeson, J.M., Sanford, B., & Monti, D.A. (2001). St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum): A review of the current pharmacological, toxicological and clinical literature. Psychopharmacology, 153, 402-414.  Link to full-text (PDF, 80 KB)

Field, H.F., Monti, D.A., Greeson, J.M., & Kunkel, E.J.S. (2000). St. John’s wort. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 30, 203-219.  Link to full-text (PDF, 86 KB)

Muscle Testing

Monti, D.A., Sinnott, J., Marchese, M., Kunkel, E.J.S., & Greeson, J.M. (1999). Muscle test comparisons of congruent and incongruent self-referential statements. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 88, 1019-1028.  Link to full-text (PDF, 364 KB)

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