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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(23); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062323.

Effect of Online Mindfulness Cognitive Training on Anxiety Intervention in Medical Students


Peipei Li1, Yuanyuan Liu2

Corresponding Author:
Peipei Li

1School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hubei University of Medicine, Shiyan, 442000, China

2Mental Health Education Center for college students, Hubei College of Medicine, Shiyan, 442000, China


This study explores the effects of online group mindfulness cognitive training on alleviating anxiety among medical students, as well as the mediating role of mindfulness levels in the intervention's effectiveness. Medical students with anxiety symptoms were recruited through online psychological surveys and randomly assigned to either the mindfulness training group or the control group. The training group participated in an 8-week online mindfulness cognitive training program, while the control group received no intervention during this period. Mindfulness levels were measured using the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ) before and after the training, and changes in anxiety symptoms were assessed using the Self-Rating Anxiety Scale (SAS) at baseline, the 4th week, and the 8th week. The results indicate that online group mindfulness cognitive training effectively reduces anxiety among medical students, with increased mindfulness levels playing a significant role in mitigating their emotional distress.


online group intervention; mindfulness cognitive training; anxiety symptoms

Cite This Paper

Peipei Li, Yuanyuan Liu. Effect of Online Mindfulness Cognitive Training on Anxiety Intervention in Medical Students. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 23: 140-144. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062323.


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