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Mark Williams, PhD, is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and Wellcome Principal Research Fellow at Oxford University, and former director of the North Wales Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice in the UK. With Drs. Segal and Teasdale, he authored Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, a bestselling book for professionals. His other books include The Psychological Treatment of Depression.

John Teasdale, PhD, has held senior research appointments in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, and the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK. He has received a Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Psychological Association, and is a Fellow of both the British Academy and the Academy of Medical Sciences. Dr. Teasdale has made significant contributions to the scientific understanding of depression, with major clinical implications for the treatment and prevention of relapse. He is also a coauthor of Affect, Cognition, and Change.

Zindel Segal, PhD, is the Morgan Firestone Chair in Psychotherapy at the University of Toronto and director of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. He has published widely on psychological treatments for depression for more than 20 years. Dr. Segal is a co-author of Interpersonal Process in Cognitive Therapy and Cognitive Vulnerability to Depression. His research has helped identify and characterize key psychological markers associated with recurring depression.

Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. He is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. Dr. Kabat-Zinn is the author of Full Catastrophe Living, Coming to Our Senses, and Wherever You Go, There You Are.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Depression, Mental.
Happiness.
Attention.