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The Side Effects Of Meditation 27

Mediation is supposed to lead to serenity, so it’s surprising that scientific research shows the practice can sometimes lead to serious psychiatric problems. David Kortava joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why we’ve overlooked the potential problems with achieving a high level of mindfulness, including depression and schizophrenic deterioration. His article “Lost in Thought: The Psychological Risks of Meditation” was published in Harper’s Magazine.