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Summer 2020

Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences (PSYCTRY)
PSYCTRY 175 - Mindfulness Practice and Theory

Seminar: Sem 1

Class ID: 326751110

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Open: 33 of 115 Left

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Belzer, M.G.

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None listed


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Enrollment Information

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Individual Studies


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Upper Division

Course Description

Seminar, five hours. Designed for beginners; prior experience with meditation not required. Introduction to mindfulness, including basic mindfulness meditation practices, both sitting and moving, ways to deepen positive emotions like gratitude, kindness, and joy, and methods for integrating more awareness and creativity into ordinary activities. Examination of varying meditative traditions as well as emerging science on beneficial effects of mindfulness practice for mental and physical health. Beneficial effects include reduced stress, improved attention, reduced emotional reactivity, and greater mind-body awareness. Learning and development of practical skills of relational mindfulness in interactions with others. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

Class Description


General Education (GE)

This class does not satisfy any GE requirements.

Writing II

This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.


This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.

Class Notes

  • Geffen School of Medicine
  • Although PSYCTRY 175, PSYCTRY 182, and MED 180 may be taken separately, these three courses are interrelated and can be taken together as a cohesive curriculum. For those who take all three of them, special attention will be given to intera
  • ction among the three courses.


Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

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