Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIPost Traumatic Stress DisorderMindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy - Behavioral
18 - 72
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare the effects of two types of therapy - MBCT and an active mind-body comparison therapy - on brain activity and connectivity in people with PTSD.

Eligible Conditions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: pre-therapy and post therapy (approximately 8 weeks)

Week 8
Group differences in the change in resting-state functional connectivity between posterior cingulate cortex (PCC) and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (dlPFC)
Group differences in the change in resting-state functional connectivity between posterior cingulate cortex (PCC) and insular cortex (Ins)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Muscle Relaxation Therapy (MRG)
1 of 2
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

60 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy · No Placebo Group · N/A

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Muscle Relaxation Therapy (MRG)
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Muscle Relaxation Therapy · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
Completed Phase 2

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: pre-therapy and post therapy (approximately 8 weeks)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Ohio State UniversityOTHER
732 Previous Clinical Trials
469,438 Total Patients Enrolled
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)NIH
787 Previous Clinical Trials
657,399 Total Patients Enrolled
University of MichiganLead Sponsor
1,647 Previous Clinical Trials
6,420,387 Total Patients Enrolled
Anthony King, Ph.D.Principal Investigator - University of Michigan
Saint Anthony Central Hospital
Medical School - Northeast Ohio Medical University
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Residency in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
1 Previous Clinical Trials
60 Total Patients Enrolled
David Fresco, Ph.DPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Michigan

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 72 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have been through a traumatic experience such as violence, combat, or sexual assault and have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or related symptoms that affect your daily life.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
University of Michigan100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%

Frequently Asked Questions

Has the enrollment window for this clinical trial closed?

"Yes, the data uploaded on clinicaltrials.gov states that this experiment is presently recruiting participants. It was initially published on July 29th 2019 and last edited on August 6th 2022; they currently need 60 patients at 2 different medical sites." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Is it possible to partake in the research protocol?

"To take part in this study, individuals must possess stress disorders related to trauma and be between 18 and 72 years of age. The total number of enrollees is 60 people." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is the magnitude of participation in this research endeavor?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov records that this clinical study is actively recruiting patients, with the initial post on July 29th 2019 and recent changes made on August 6th 2022. The trial seeks to enrol 60 individuals across two medical sites." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are geriatric patients admissible for this research study?

"As stated in the trial's prerequisites, only individuals between 18 and 72 years old qualify. Moreover, there are 46 studies designed to help minors and 328 for elderly participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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