The relative efficacy of mindfulness versus distraction: The moderating role of attentional bias

Shires A 1,2, Sharpe L 1, NewtonJohn TRO 2.  1 School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2 Clinical Psychology Department, Graduate School of Health, University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia ABSTRACT This study investigated whether the ability to disengage quickly frompain‐related stimuli moderated the relative efficacy of a mindfulness‐based interventionversus