Mindfulness y rehabilitacion neurocognitiva

  1. Ana Isabel Sánchez Iglesias 2
  2. José Antonio del Barrio del Campo 3
  3. Josefa González Santos 4
  4. Florencio Vicente Castro 1
  5. Jerónimo González Bernal 4
  6. David Padilla Góngora 5
  7. Juan Alfredo Jiménez Eguizábal 4
  8. María Carmen Palmero Cámara
  9. Jose Ángel Casas
  10. Raquel de la Fuente Anuncibay
  11. Ángela González Barbadillo
  1. 1 Universidad de Extremadura

    Universidad de Extremadura

    Badajoz, España

    ROR https://ror.org/0174shg90

  2. 2 Diputación de Zamora
  3. 3 Universidad de Cantabria

    Universidad de Cantabria

    Santander, España

    ROR https://ror.org/046ffzj20

  4. 4 Universidad de Burgos

    Universidad de Burgos

    Burgos, España

    ROR https://ror.org/049da5t36

  5. 5 Universidad de Almería

    Universidad de Almería

    Almería, España

    ROR https://ror.org/003d3xx08

International Journal of Developmental and Educational Psychology: INFAD. Revista de Psicología

ISSN: 0214-9877

Year of publication: 2017

Volume: 1

Issue: 1

Pages: 21-34

Type: Article

DOI: 10.17060/IJODAEP.2017.N1.V1.895 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor


Nowadays approximately fifty million persons are suffering from dementia throughout the world according to the latest statistics of the European Commission (2016). Moreover, every year new 7.7 million instances of this disease are detected. At this moment, Alzheimer’s disease would be the most common mental disorder in terms of world population health, in other words, this disease can signify 70% of all dementia. Even now pharmacological treatments are ineffective. Consequently, utilization of non pharmacological therapies is opening a wide range of possibilities aimed to increase prevention and, at the same time, improvement in living standards of careers and relatives of patients with dementia who are usually overburdened. This presentation contains a review about researches on mindfulness (MF) and its implementation like potentially strategies aimed to treat this disorder.

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