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Neural Correlates of PTSD Prevention With Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in Iraqi Veterans

This study has been completed.
Emory University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VA Office of Research and Development Identifier:
First received: January 26, 2010
Last updated: November 4, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
The purpose of this study is to compare Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction to a supportive therapy control group.

Condition Intervention
Stress Disorders, Posttraumatic
Behavioral: MBSR

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Neural Correlates of PTSD Prevention With MBSR in Iraqi Veterans

Further study details as provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • PTSD symptom level measured with the CAPS [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: November 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm 1
Behavioral: MBSR
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PTSD related to OEF/OIF service

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of brain injury
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01058031

United States, Georgia
Atlanta VA Medical and Rehab Center, Decatur
Decatur, Georgia, United States, 30033
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
Emory University
Principal Investigator: Doug Bremner, MD Atlanta VA Medical and Rehab Center, Decatur
  More Information

Responsible Party: VA Office of Research and Development Identifier: NCT01058031     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Bremner Merit 007
Study First Received: January 26, 2010
Last Updated: November 4, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on April 27, 2017