Loving kindness meditation for Loneliness

University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
LonelinessLoving-kindness Meditation - Behavioral
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial tests if a meditation technique can help adults 50+ and if it has any benefits. It'll compare two groups to see how it works.

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

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Study Objectives

2 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline, immediately post-intervention, and week 4 and week 8 post intervention.

Week 8
Change in Anxiety
Change in Cognitive Function
Change in Depressive Symptoms
Change in Loneliness
Change in Self-compassion

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

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Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Waitlist control
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Loving kindness meditation
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Active Control

Experimental Treatment

60 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Loving kindness meditation · No Placebo Group · N/A

Loving kindness meditation
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Loving-kindness Meditation · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Waitlist controlNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Waitlist control · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, immediately post-intervention, and week 4 and week 8 post intervention.

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Nevada, Las VegasLead Sponsor
56 Previous Clinical Trials
12,724 Total Patients Enrolled
Nirmala Lekhak, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this medical experiment currently seeking new participants?

"Clinicaltrials.gov reports that this clinical trial is actively recruiting subjects at the time of writing. This research project was launched on May 2nd, 2023 and has since been updated with new information as recently as the same date." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the current enrollment quota for this clinical research program?

"Indeed, the information housed on clinicaltrials.gov confirms that this medical trial is currently seeking enrolment from participants. The study was initially uploaded to the website on May 2nd 2023 and edited for accuracy most recently on May 2nd 2023. Participants are being recruited from a single site with an aim of 60 individuals taking part in total." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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