Academic Writings

Shapiro, S.L., Brown, K.W., Astin, J.A. (2011). The integration of meditation in higher education: A review of research. Teacher’s College Record113: 493-528. Download PDF

Vieten C., Astin J.A., Buscemi, R., Galloway, G.P. (2010). Development of an acceptance-based coping intervention for alcohol dependence relapse prevention. Substance Abuse31: 108-116. Download PDF

Astin, J.A., Sierpina, V.S., Forys, K., Clarridge, B.R. (2008). Integration of the biopsychosocial model: Perspectives of medical students and residents. Academic Medicine, 83: 20-27. Download PDF

Carmody, T., Vieten, C., Astin, J.A. (2007). Negative affect, emotional acceptance, and smoking cessation. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 39: 499-508. Download PDF

Sierpina, V., Astin, J.A., Giordano, J. (2007). Mind-body therapies for headache disorders. American Family Physician, 76: 1518-1522.  Download PDF

Astin, J.A., Soeken, K., Sierpina, V.S., Clarridge, B.R. (2006). Barriers to the integration of psychosocial factors in medicine: Results of a national survey of physicians. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 19: 557-565. Download PDF

Shapiro, S.L., Carlson, L.E., Astin, J.A., Freedman, B. (2006). Mechanisms of mindfulness. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62: 373-386. Download PDF

Shapiro, S.L., Astin, J.A., Bishop, S, Cordova, M. (2005). Mindfulness-based stress reduction for health care professionals: Results from a randomized trial. International Journal of Stress Management, 12: 164-176. Download PDF

Astin, J.A. (2004) Mind-body therapies for the management of pain. Clinical Journal of Pain, 20: 27-32. Download PDF

Astin, J.A., Shapiro, S., Eisenberg, D, Forys, K. (2003) Mind-body medicine: State of the science, implications for practice. Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, 16: 131-147. Download PDF

Astin, J.A.  Beckner, M., Soeken, K., Hochberg, M., Berman, B. (2002). Psychological interventions for rheumatoid arthritis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Arthritis Rheumatism; 47: 291-302. Download PDF

Astin, J.A., Harkness, E., Ernst, E. (2000). The efficacy of distant healing: A systematic review of randomized trials. Annals of Internal Medicine; 132: 903-910. Download PDF

Astin, J.A., Anton-Culver, H., Schwartz, C.E. et al. (1999). Sense of control and adjustment to breast cancer: The importance of balancing control coping styles. Behavioral Medicine, 25, 101-109. Download PDF

Astin, J.A. (1998). Why patients use alternative medicine: Results of a national study. JAMA, 279, 1548-1553. Download PDF

Shapiro, D.H., Schwartz, C.E., & Astin, J.A. (1996). Controlling ourselves, controlling our world: Psychology’s role in understanding positive and negative consequences of seeking and gaining control. American Psychologist, 51, 1213-1230. Download PDF