Mindfulness for mental health management

Project Details

This PhD research study is being being undertaken by Dr Xirun Yang.

The overall aim is to explore the effectiveness of meditation apps for management of anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders,  in young adults.

These findings may provide insight to potential strategies for risk reduction and care management  for people with mental health conditions.


Dr Xirun Yang, PhD candidate

Dr Nupur Nag, primary supervisor

Dr Steve Simpson-Yap, co supervisor


A/Prof Gang Chen, Monash University

Research Group


Faculty Research Themes


School Research Themes

Prevention and management of non-communicable diseases (including cancer), and promotion of mental health

Key Contact

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Department / Centre

Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

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