Clinical Trial

Meditation and Diet on Work Stress and Health Outcomes

Study Description

The Impact of 8 Weeks of Digital Meditation Application and Healthy Eating Program on Work Stress and Health Outcomes

The aim of the present study is to test the effects of a digital meditation intervention and/or a healthy eating intervention in a sample of UCSF employees with overweight and obesity (BMI>=25kg/m2) who report mild to moderate stress. We will randomize UCSF employees to 8-weeks of a digital meditation intervention (using the commercially available application, Headspace), a healthy eating intervention, a digital meditation+healthy eating intervention, or a waitlist control condition.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Meditation

10 minute per day, 8 week digital meditation

Behavioral - Healthy Eating

A single 50 minute counseling session focused on eating behaviors, and three 10-minute follow-up phone calls to check-in on eating goals

Behavioral - Meditation + healthy eating

10 minute per day, 8 week digital meditation and a single 50 minute counseling session focused on eating behaviors, and three 10-minute follow-up phone calls to check-in on eating goals

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Program on Work Stress and Health Outcomes in a Heterogeneous University Employee Cohort

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03945214

ParticipAid ID

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