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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2024, 5(6); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2024.050601.

Current Status and Future Prospects of Mindfulness in Cancer Patients: A Literature Review Using CiteSpace Bibliometric Analysis


Liu He1, Jie Yao1, Zhixuan Hu2

Corresponding Author:
Liu He

1School of Nursing, Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, China

2School of Nursing, Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, China


This study aims to analyze the current research status and trends of mindfulness in cancer, explore the current situation and shortcomings of research in this field, and provide a certain reference for further research and application of mindfulness. Retrieve relevant literature records from the Web of Science Core Collection and conduct visual analysis of authors, countries, institutions, and keywords using CiteSpace 6.1.R2 software. A total of 430 articles were retrieved, and the overall related research in this field showed a fluctuating upward trend. Research hotspots are concentrated in anxiety, depression, quality of life, breast cancer, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), etc. There is considerable room for expansion in mindfulness-related research and specific applications. In the future, mindfulness can be extended from multiple perspectives such as internet-based interventions, outpatient settings,and home-based treatments to explore more effective mindfulness intervention measures.


Mindfulness; Cancer; CiteSpace; Knowledge Map Analysis; Mindfulness Therapy

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Liu He, Jie Yao, Zhixuan Hu. Current Status and Future Prospects of Mindfulness in Cancer Patients: A Literature Review Using CiteSpace Bibliometric Analysis. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2024), Vol. 5, Issue 6: 1-7. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2024.050601.


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