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Jan 23, 2018

Associate Professor Craig Hassed is a GP, a Senior Lecturer at the Monash University Department of General Practice, and Co-ordinator of the mindfulness program at Monash University.  He is also the writer of 12 books, researcher and international speaker in this field.  

There are many pearls of wisdom in this episode that are extremely useful to learn and apply.  We discuss the principles of mindfulness, how it applies in clinical practice, its role in mental illness, pain disorders and general healthy living, and resources for therapists and patients.  

This is the first time I have used a program to record a land line phone call so you will notice my voice comes out of one speaker and his out of the other.  I hope it is ok but it sounds fine to me!

Further reading and resources:

https://www.facebook.com/thegpshow.podcast/ 

A/Prof Hasseds books - https://www.monash.edu/medicine/spahc/general-practice/about/staff-students/hassed

Free course - https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/mindfulness-wellbeing-performance

Further training - https://www.monash.edu/medicine/scs/psychiatry/research/southern-synergy/mindfulness/mbct-prof-training 

Dr Jon Kabat Zinn's books e.g. Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and Illness, 2005

Chronic pain - Turk DC, Winter F. The pain survival guide: How to reclaim your life 

Some of the evidence:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26903081, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28192793, http://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h6919.full