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This study will develop and implement an awareness- and acceptance-based for treatment of individuals with generalized anxiety disorder.
Participants in this study are recruited from intakes at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive either acceptance and mindfulness-based strategies plus cognitive behavioral therapy or no treatment for 16 weeks. The treatment will involve daily practice of mindfulness techniques to help draw attention to and accept various emotional states. Interviews, questionnaires, and depression and anxiety scales will be used to assess participants. Assessments will be conducted post-treatment and at 3- and 9-month follow-up visits.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Acceptance Based Behavioral Therapy
Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:52:12-0400
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