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Behavioral Intervention

Mindfulness-based intervention for Stress

Waitlist Available
Research Sponsored by Florida State University
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
-Criminal Justice or Criminology major
Be between 18 and 65 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up change from baseline to 5 weeks
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Study Summary

This trial will test an online mindfulness intervention to see if it helps people who work in corrections manage their stress and sleep better.

Eligible Conditions
  • Stress
  • Sleep

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You cannot be studying criminal justice or criminology as your major.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~change from baseline to 5 weeks
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and change from baseline to 5 weeks for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Saliva Samples via ELISA Assay- Cortisol
Saliva Samples via ELISA Assay- TNF-α
Saliva Samples via ELISA Assay- interleukin-1beta
+3 more
Secondary outcome measures
Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire - Short Form
Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7
Patient Health Questionnaire 9
+6 more

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Mindfulness-based interventionExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants in this arm will wear a sleep-monitoring device, complete questionnaires and participate in an online mindfulness component each week for the duration of this study.
Group II: ControlActive Control1 Intervention
Participants in this arm will only wear a sleep-monitoring device and complete questionnaires.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Mindfulness-based intervention

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Florida State UniversityLead Sponsor
197 Previous Clinical Trials
30,617 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Does this trial have an age requirement, and if so, what is it?

"Adhering to the protocols of this medical trial, persons wishing to participate must be between 18 and 24 years old."

Answered by AI

How many research participants are taking part in this clinical experiment?

"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this research endeavor has been recruiting since its launch on May 1st 2022 and is still accepting participants as of August 17th 2022. 50 volunteers are being sought for a single trial site."

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Could you explain the objectives of this clinical research endeavor?

"The primary assessment of this experiment, which will take place over a span of 5 weeks, is via ELISA Assay- interleukin-1beta saliva samples. Secondary evaluative metrics include Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI)- Buysse 1989 that uses sub scores from 0 to 3 and assigns a global score ranging from 0 to 21 with higher numbers indicating poorer sleep quality; the PTSD variant PSQI-A also rates between 0 and 3; lastly, Sleep Condition Indicator (Espie et al., 2014) comes in 8 items meant for screening insomnia disorder based on DSM-5 criteria."

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Are there available vacancies in this clinical trial for participants?

"As per information available on clinicaltrials.gov, the study is still enrolling participants and was last updated on August 17th 2022 - having been first listed 8 months prior on May 1st 2022."

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May I enroll in this experiment?

"To be eligible for the study, prospective participants must have stress and fall within 18 - 24 years of age. The trial is currently aiming to recruit 50 individuals."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria
~11 spots leftby Apr 2025