Meta-analysis about the effectiveness of online mindfulness interventions
Type of assignment: Bachelor thesis
Internal or external? Internal
How many students possible? 1 student
Type of research: literature review
In 2015, a meta-analysis was conducted exploring the effectiveness of online mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). This meta-analysis revealed small to moderate positive effects on well-being, depressive/anxiety symptoms, stress and mindfulness. The field of mindfulness is booming and in the past three years several new studies emerged. You will conduct an update of this earlier meta-analysis.
Who are we looking for?
A student who has affinity with mindfulness and is able to work systematically.
What do we offer?
You will learn all steps that are necessary to conduct a good meta-analysis. You will gain insight into the different types of (online) MBIs as well as its utility.
1st supervisor: Marion Sommers-Spijkerman
2nd supervisor: to be determined