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

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01058031
First Posted: January 28, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 5, 2013
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Collaborator:
Emory University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VA Office of Research and Development
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to compare Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction to a supportive therapy control group.

Condition Intervention
Stress Disorders, Posttraumatic PTSD Behavioral: MBSR

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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

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
MBSR
Behavioral: MBSR
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

  Eligibility

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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
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01058031


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
  More Information

Responsible Party: VA Office of Research and Development
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01058031     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Bremner Merit 007
First Submitted: January 26, 2010
First Posted: January 28, 2010
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