A Stress Reduction Program for Companies
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02660307|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 21, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 16, 2018
This protocol proposes a well-being program based in stress reduction program for employees of a company.
objectives: To evaluate the effects of a stress reduction program with a specific orientation for workers and taught to them within their companies.
Methods: Participants with stress complaints were recruited and randomized into two groups: group 1 (G1) received the intervention while group 2 (G2) did not. Both groups were evaluated before the intervention (time 1 - T1); again after the eight weeks of the program for G1 (time 2 - T2); and then at the end of a second eight-week period during which G2 received the intervention and G1 was simply instructed to maintain the practice they had learned without further instruction (time 3- T3).
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Stress||Other: PROGRESS group||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||41 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Randomized Controlled Trial With a Follow-up Evaluation of a Stress Reduction Program for Companies - PROGRESS|
|Study Start Date :||February 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||September 2014|
Experimental: PROGRESS group
this group received the intervention based in meditation in the first 8 weeks. They were instructed to practice at least 5 times a week for up to half an hour a day. During the second 8 week period this group were left to manage their practice on their own.
Other: PROGRESS group
this group received no intervention in the first 8 weeks. During the second 8 week period, this group received the same intervention based in meditation that received PROGRESS group.
Other: PROGRESS group
- changes in subjective symptoms of stress [ Time Frame: baseline, 8 weeks and 16 weeks ]questionnaire for stress symptoms via 37 somatic symptoms and 19 psychological symptoms.
- changes in subjective depression symptoms [ Time Frame: baseline, 8 weeks and 16 weeks ]questionnaire for depression symptoms, 21 items describing depression symptoms, each item in a scale from 0 to 3.
- changes in anxiety symptoms [ Time Frame: baseline, 8 weeks and 16 weeks ]questionnaire for anxiety symptoms, 21 items describing anxiety symptom, each item in a scale from 0 to 3.
- changes in speed of perception and visual and motor response [ Time Frame: baseline, 8 weeks and 16 weeks ]this test is the association of numbers and symbols lasting 2 minutes. This variable measure is a neuropsychological test and the data presentation are in total scores
- changes in Mindful Awareness and attention [ Time Frame: baseline, 8 weeks and 16 weeks ]in a scale from 1 to 6 the participant classifies how frequently or infrequently he/she becomes aware or mindful by contemplating the 15 described daily conditions provided
- changes in psychiatric symptoms [ Time Frame: baseline, 8 weeks and 16 weeks ]questionnaire for psychiatric symptoms with 20 questions about mental health
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02660307
|Principal Investigator:||stephen Little Me||Centro de estudos em Atenção Plena|