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Dr. Anna Tacon
Anna Tacon, Ph.D.
Health Exercise Sport Science
806-742-1752
anna.tacon@ttu.edu

University of Connecticut, 1981

Assistant Professor, Health Exercise Sport Science

Interests:

Attachment theory and health, psychosocial factors in cancer, and mind-body medicine, stress reduction with an interest in complementary medicine techniques such as meditation, hypnosis, visualization, etc.

Recent Publications:

Tacón, A., Caldera, Y., & Ronaghan, C. (2004). Mindfulness-based stress reduction in women with breast cancer. Families, Systems and Health, 22, 193-203.

Tacón, A. (2003). Attachment experiences in women with breast cancer. Family and Community Health, 26, 147-156.

Tacón, A. (2003). Meditation as a complementary therapy in cancer. Family and Community Health, 26, 64-73.

Tacón, A. (2002). Attachment and cancer: A conceptual integration. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 1, 371-381.

Tacón, A., Caldera, Y., & Bell, N. (2001). Attachment style, emotional control and breast cancer. Families, Systems and Health, 19, 319-326.