Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention

2016-12-15 19:53:22 | BioPortfolio


The goal of the AIM Study is to examine the effectiveness of Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) versus Relapse Prevention (RP) for the treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD) by implementing an 8-week long intervention and examining neurobiological, immunological, and epigenetic characteristics of AUD.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Alcohol Use Disorder


Mindfulness Plus Relapse Prevention Therapy, Relapse Prevention Therapy


United States




University of Colorado, Boulder

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-15T19:53:22-0500

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