MAAPI Intervention for Postpartum Mental Disorders

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Postpartum Mental DisordersMAAPI - Behavioral
Eligibility
18 - 55
Female
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Study Summary

This trial will compare an 8-week mindfulness intervention specifically for African American women with a preterm infant to an 8-week educational program, in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the mindfulness intervention in decreasing maternal psycho-behavioral symptoms and improving mother/infant bonding.

Eligible Conditions
  • Postpartum Mental Disorders

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

7 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: end of treatment (week 8)

Week 8
Anxiety
Depressive Symptoms
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Pro-inflammatory cytokines
Sleep
Fatigue
mindfulness
oxytocin
stress

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Educational Program
1 of 2
MAAPI Intervention
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

40 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: MAAPI Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

MAAPI Intervention
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: MAAPI · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Educational Program
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Educational Program · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: end of treatment (week 8)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Loyola UniversityLead Sponsor
146 Previous Clinical Trials
30,003 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)NIH
529 Previous Clinical Trials
10,287,690 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 55 · Female Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

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To be eligible to participate in this study, an individual must meet all of the following criteria.
You are a black or African American and have given birth to an infant.