Psychiatric Times: In October, 2007, leading researchers in the fields of mood disorders and meditation discussed the promise—and limitations—of meditation for the prevention and treatment of major depression. Participating in a day-long symposium titled “Mindfulness, Compassion, and the Treatment of Depression” was His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The event was cosponsored by Emory University in Atlanta and the Mind & Life Institute. The conference focused on the role that meditation might play in promoting cognitive, emotional, and physiological states that are protective against depression. Read more here.
Buddhists meet mind scientists in conference on meditation and depression
Wildmind Meditation News
We comb the internet, looking for news stories related to all forms of meditation, whether Buddhist or not. To date we have posted thousands of news stories that cover everything from meditation and health to meditating celebrities. When we publish a story that's favorable to or critical of one form of meditation, this does not imply that we agree with the stance of the original news story.