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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01058031
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 28, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 5, 2013
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Emory University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VA Office of Research and Development

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction to a supportive therapy control group.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Stress Disorders, Posttraumatic PTSD Behavioral: MBSR Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Neural Correlates of PTSD Prevention With MBSR in Iraqi Veterans
Study Start Date : January 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Arm 1
MBSR
Behavioral: MBSR
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction



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


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PTSD related to OEF/OIF service

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of brain injury

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Locations
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
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Doug Bremner, MD Atlanta VA Medical and Rehab Center, Decatur

Responsible Party: VA Office of Research and Development
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01058031     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Bremner Merit 007
First Posted: January 28, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 5, 2013
Last Verified: November 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders