Clinical Trial

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) During Pregnancy

Study Description

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) During Pregnancy

The study is a pilot randomized control trial of a validated intervention, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) adapted for pregnancy, developed to reduce risk for postpartum depression. This study examines emotion regulation as a potential mechanism of action, at both the behavioral and neurobiological level, that carries forward to the postpartum period. A secondary mechanism of action to be explored is cognitive control. This study will also consider other potential influences on treatment response and psychiatric outcomes, including perinatal stress and depressive symptoms. The study population is pregnant women age 21-45.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

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

Behavioral - Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

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Additional Information

Official Study Title

Mechanisms of Action of MBCT-PD: A Pilot Study

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03809572

ParticipAid ID

e31Enb