Journal article

Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Insomnia: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Yuan-Yuan Wang, Fei Wang, Wei Zheng, Ling Zhang, Chee H Ng, Gabor S Ungvari, Yu-Tao Xiang

BEHAVIORAL SLEEP MEDICINE | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

Objective: Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) are clinically effective for insomnia, but the research findings have been mixed. This meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) examined the effect of MBIs on insomnia. Method: Both English (PubMed, PsycINFO, Embase, and Cochrane Library databases) and Chinese (WanFang and CNKI) databases were systematically and independently searched. Standardized mean differences (SMDs) and risk ratio (RR) with their 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were calculated using the random effects model. Results: Five RCTs (n = 520) comparing MBIs (n = 279) and control (n = 241) groups were identified and analyzed. Compared to the control group, participa..

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