College students and other young adults today experience high levels of stress as they pursue personal, educational, and career goals. These struggles can have serious consequences, and may increase the risk of psychological distress and mental illness among this age group. This fully updated second edition of Mindfulness for the Next Generation describes an evidence-based, approach for teaching the useful and important skill of mindfulness to college-age adults.
About the Author
Holly Rogers, MD, is a psychiatrist who worked for 23 years at Duke University's Counseling and Psychological Services, the clinic that serves the Duke student population. She is a co-developer of Koru Mindfulness and a co-founder of The Center for Koru Mindfulness. Margaret Maytan, MD, MA, is a psychiatrist recently retired from Duke University Medical Center. She is currently working part-time in community mental health. Dr. Maytan is a longtime practitioner of mindfulness meditation and has extensive training in mind-body skills.