The Role of Mindfulness in Reducing the Adverse Effects of Childhood Stress and Trauma (2017)

This 2017 review aims to identify the benefits of mindfulness-based interventions as an approach to mitigating the negative sequelae of childhood trauma by summarizing relevant research in adult and pediatric populations. Additionally, the adaptations for introducing and teaching mindfulness for children and youth are reviewed. Finally, future directions in the research and clinical realms related to trauma-informed mindfulness interventions are suggested.