What is this article about?
How can we improve the cognitive health of our clients, and ourselves as nurses? A systematic review and meta-analysis by De Vibe et al. suggests that mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) influences mental health, quality of life, somatic health and social functioning. This review proposes that 21% of MBSR program participants can expect to have a better mental health outcome than if they were to have ‘usual treatment’ or were ‘wait-listed’.