Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Parkinson's Disease

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA, San Diego, CAParkinson's Disease+2 MoreMindfulness Based Stress Reduction - Behavioral
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will investigate if mindfulness-based stress reduction can help improve quality of life, cognition, and mood in people with Parkinson's disease.

Eligible Conditions
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Quality of Life
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 0-9 weeks and 0-62 weeks

Week 62
Change in Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire-39 (PDQ-39) Summary Index
Change in State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) total score
Change in Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV (WAIS-IV) Matrix Reasoning Test total score

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
1 of 2
Creative Education Care
1 of 2

Active Control

Non-Treatment Group

88 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Creative Education Care
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Creative Education Care · Intervention Types: Radiation

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 0-9 weeks and 0-62 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,499 Previous Clinical Trials
2,724,765 Total Patients Enrolled
Dawn M. Schiehser, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorVA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA
1 Previous Clinical Trials
110 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the upper limit of participants involved in this experiment?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov indicates that this experiment, first posted on January 1st 2020, is actively enrolling individuals. 88 patients are required at a single medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any vacancies available for individuals to join this medical investigation?

"Affirmative. Details available on clinicaltrials.gov demonstrate that the research is actively recruiting participants, with a launch date of 1/1/2020 and an update as recently as 3/21/2022. A total of 88 patients are being sought out from one unique location." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.