The paperback and hardcover editions include an audio CD narrated by Jon Kabat-Zinn inside the back cover. The ePub edition sold at Guilford and other online vendors offers the same audio files in MP3 format for purchasers to stream or download from the Web. An e-book that contains embedded audio files is available (for users of certain devices) from Amazon or Barnes & Noble.
John D. Teasdale, PhD, held a Special Scientific Appointment with the United Kingdom Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, England. Dr. Teasdale is a founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a Fellow of the British Academy and the Academy of Medical Sciences. He also is a recipient of the Distinguished Scientist Award from Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. Since retiring, Dr. Teasdale has taught insight meditation internationally.
Zindel V. Segal, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Cameron Wilson Chair in Depression Studies at the University of Toronto. He also heads the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. He is a founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and advocates for the relevance of mindfulness- based clinical care in psychiatry and mental health.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and teacher. He is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society.