Are mindfulness exercises effective in reducing depression? A review

Ruma Mian, M.D. Introduction¬† Depression is not only the most common mental illness, it’s also one of the most tenacious. Epidemiologically, 50 percent of the population that experiences one major depressive episode will relapse and 80 percent will relapse after experiencing a second episode (1). Although anti-depressive medications may benefit some, a shocking number find […]