A Comparison of Compliance to Group Meditation, Individual Meditation and Didactic Group Training in a Program to Help Lower Blood Pressure in Black Adults

Author: Cort DA
Conference/Journal: Dissertation Abstracts International
Date published: 1989
Other: Volume ID: 50 , Issue ID: 6-B , Pages: 2617 , Word Count: 54

It was hypothesized that the large the variability of results in different studies on the effect of meditation on hypertension may be due to differences in compliance to the meditation regimens. This study of fifty-one black adults supports the claim that greater compliance to a meditation program leads to greater decreases in blood pressure.