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Virtual Coach for Mindfulness Meditation Training

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01212497
First Posted: September 30, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 30, 2010
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Information provided by:
Psychometrix Associates
September 29, 2010
September 30, 2010
September 30, 2010
January 2010
March 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Frequency of meditating [ Time Frame: 7 weeks (weekly) ]
Measure the number of times participants meditated per week, throughout the 7 week period of the study.
Same as current
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Virtual Coach for Mindfulness Meditation Training
Virtual Coach for Mindfulness Meditation Training
Evaluate the effectiveness of using a virtual computer coach to provide mindfulness meditation training, and the coaching support required to initiate a regular practice.
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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Mindfulness Training
Behavioral: Mindfulness meditation coaching
Participants interact with virtual coach to obtain instruction in mindfulness meditation and coaching support.
Experimental: Mindfulness meditation coaching
Assess effectiveness of using a virtual computer coach to train mindfulness meditation
Intervention: Behavioral: Mindfulness meditation coaching
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
22
April 2010
March 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • over 18, no previous mindfulness experience, computer literacy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • substance abuse, anxiety/depression, psychosis
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT01212497
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Dr. Eva Hudlicka, Psychometrix Associates
Psychometrix Associates
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Principal Investigator: Eva Hudlicka, Ph.D. Psychometrix Associates
Psychometrix Associates
September 2010

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