IBSR Meditation Technique for Teachers' Burnout
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02455947|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 28, 2015
Last Update Posted : May 28, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Burnout, Professional||Other: Inquiry Based Stress Reduction (IBSR)||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||The Effect of Inquiry Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) Meditation Technique on Levels of Burnout and Wellbeing Among Teachers.|
|Study Start Date :||September 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||February 2015|
Experimental: Inquiry Based Stress Reduction (IBSR)
IBSR intervention is the clinical implementation of a mindful-process, named "The Work" developed by Byron Katie.It teaches the individual to identify and question the thoughts that causes stress and suffering through four questions and turnarounds.
Other: Inquiry Based Stress Reduction (IBSR)
During a 12-week intervention program, participants will be encouraged to identify and inquire their stressful thoughts.All the sessions were standardized according to a training manual, and were assessed after each session for maintaining consistency in the program.
Other Name: The Work
No Intervention: Control group
A non interventional group/ The participants completed questionnaires before and after the intervention.
- Burnout levels, Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]emotional exhaustion and personal accomplishment
- Positive and Negative Affect Scale (PANAS) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]Positive and Negative emotions at daily life
- Depression, Anxiety, Stress (DASS) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]Clinical psycological symptoms
- Perceived Stress Scale (PSS ) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]Stress levels at daily life
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02455947
|Principal Investigator:||Shahar Lev-Ari, PhD||Integartive Medicine, Tel Aviv Medical Center|