Mindfulness Meditation in Chronic Stress
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01386060|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : June 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : April 12, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Aging||Other: Mindfulness Meditation Training|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||250 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Mindfulness Meditation in Chronic Stress: Measures of Adherence, Ability & Stress|
|Study Start Date :||June 2011|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 2015|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 2017|
Experimental: Mindfulness Meditation Training
Participants receive the 6-week meditation training intervention between the 1st and 2nd study visits.
Other: Mindfulness Meditation Training
One-on-one mindfulness meditation training, 6 weeks, 1 1/2 hour training once per week, 30-45 min at-home practice per day.
No Intervention: Waitlist Control
Participants receive no intervention between the 1st and 2nd study visits. They receive the training between the 2nd and 3rd study visits only.
- Changes in Physiological Markers of Stress [ Time Frame: Baseline (Week 1) and Visit 2 (Week 8) ]Measure changes in blood pressure, heart rate, heart rate variability, neurological reaction time to visual stimuli, urine, saliva, waist-to-hip ratio, weight, and electrodermal response.
- Cognitive Changes [ Time Frame: Baseline (Week 1) and Visit 2 (Week 8) ]In-lab cognitive tests measure attention and memory.
- Changes in self-reported measures of stress [ Time Frame: Baseline (Week 1) and Visit 2 (Week 8) ]A series of questionnaires measure different facets of perceived quality of life and stress
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01386060
|United States, Oregon|
|Oregon Health and Science University|
|Portland, Oregon, United States, 97239|
|Principal Investigator:||Barry Oken, MD||Oregon Health and Science University|