Clinical Trial

Virginia Commonwealth University Stress Reduction Study

Study Description

Virginia Commonwealth University Stress Reduction Study

This research study seeks to understand how stress reduction training influences neural responses (brain activation) and behavior related to stress, including emotions and reactions to social conflict.

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 training

Participants will listen to 20-minute lessons each day for 14 days plus complete brief (3 to 10 minute) exercises daily via their personal smartphone. Each course will involve mental exercises to reduce stress in daily life, along with direct instruction from the course leader to help in learning and applying the stress reduction techniques.

Behavioral - cognitive reappraisal training

Participants will listen to 20-minute lessons each day for 14 days plus complete brief (3 to 10 minute) exercises daily via their personal smartphone. Each course will involve mental exercises to reduce stress in daily life, along with direct instruction from the course leader to help in learning and applying the stress reduction techniques.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Virginia Commonwealth University Stress Reduction Study

Clinical Trial ID

NCT04190030

ParticipAid ID

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