Mindfulness intervention for Romantic Relationship Quality

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Romantic Relationship QualityMindfulness intervention - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether a mindfulness intervention can improve relationship quality for romantic couples. The intervention will be completed over 14 days using a smart-phone, and couples will then attend a lab visit to provide relationship quality data.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Before and after the 2 week intervention

Week 2
Changes in Blood pressure
Changes in Depressive symptoms
Changes in Life satisfaction
Changes in Romantic Relationship Quality
Changes in Sleep quality

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Active Control
1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

178 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Mindfulness intervention · No Placebo Group · Phase 1

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Mindfulness intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Active Control
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Mindfulness intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Mindfulness intervention

Trial Logistics


Participation is compensated

You will be compensated for participating in this trial.

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: before and after the 2 week intervention

Who is running the clinical trial?

Carnegie Mellon UniversityOTHER
70 Previous Clinical Trials
536,275 Total Patients Enrolled
University of DelawareLead Sponsor
135 Previous Clinical Trials
36,593 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Both partners must not engage in regular systematic mind-body practice more than two times per week.
Both partners must have a smartphone with access to the internet in order to complete the intervention.
Both partners must be able to fluently speak English.
are more likely to stay together, according to a recent study