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Trial record 2 of 2 for:    social anxiety cognitive behavioral therapy Stanford

Emotion Regulation During RCT of CBT vs. MBSR for Social Anxiety Disorder

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2014 by Stanford University.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Stanford University Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2014
Last updated: January 14, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
The purpose of the study is to investigate the immediate and longer-term impact of Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy (CBGT) versus Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for patients with Social Anxiety Disorder.

Condition Intervention
Social Anxiety Disorder Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy Behavioral: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: fMRI of Emotion Regulation During RCT of CBT vs. MBSR for Social Anxiety Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS) [ Time Frame: from baseline to 1- year following treatment ]

Enrollment: 108
Study Start Date: March 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy for social anxiety disorder is a 12-week treatment that involves psychoeducation, cognitive restructuring and exposure to social situations.
Other Name: CBGT
Active Comparator: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Behavioral: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is completed in 12 weeks in the study and includes enhancing one's awareness non-judgmentally by focusing on the present moment through the use of mindfulness meditation.
Other Name: MBSR
No Intervention: Waitlist Control


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinically diagnosable social anxiety disorder (generalized subtype per DSM-IV-TR criteria)
  • aged 21-55
  • working fluency in English
  • residence in the Bay Area.
  • eligible for fMRI scans (right-handed, no metal in body, etc.)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • left-handed
  • Medication use in the last 3 months
  • Pervasive developmental disability
  • acute suicide potential
  • inability to travel to the treatment site
  • schizophrenia or other psychotic disorder
  • history of bipolar disorder
  • current primary Major Depression
  • current substance dependence
  • Comorbid diagnoses of Major Depressive or other mood or anxiety disorders are acceptable ONLY if clearly secondary to the diagnosis of social anxiety disorder.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02036658

United States, California
Stanford University
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Principal Investigator: James J Gross, PhD Stanford University
Study Director: Philippe R. Goldin, PhD Stanford University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Stanford University Identifier: NCT02036658     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CBT-MBSR 10521038
Study First Received: January 10, 2014
Last Updated: January 14, 2014

Keywords provided by Stanford University:
social anxiety

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anxiety Disorders
Phobic Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders processed this record on September 19, 2017