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    Meditation, Trauma and Suffering in Silence: Raising Questions About How Meditation is Taught and Practiced in Western Contexts in the Light of a Contemporary Trauma Resiliency Model.Jane Compson - 2014 - Contemporary Buddhism 15 (2):274-297.
    Although there are very few published studies on the issue, there is much anecdotal evidence that, despite all its undisputed benefits, meditation practice can have psychologically deleterious effects. In this paper I will describe a body-based model for understanding trauma, the Trauma Resiliency model, and suggest it might be a helpful tool in anticipating, preventing and/or mitigating these effects. I will argue that Buddhist traditions are replete with frameworks, tools and techniques for addressing some of the psychological pitfalls highlighted. However, (...)
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