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This study explores the differential efficacy of Spanish or English versions of a mindfulness intervention on Depression levels, using a pre test post test design and an active control condition (health education).
This study is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) with an experimental condition (MAPs Mindfulness intervention) and an active control group (Health Education), using a pretest and immediate posttest research design. Both conditions are comprised of a 6-week group intervention, which will be administered at the UCLA Westwood Medical Campus. The sample (N=80) will be drawn from a population of adults (18-65 years old), residing within a 10mile radius of the UCLA Westwood Medical Campus. To determine initial eligibility, potential participants will self-select based on perceived high levels of stress. Participants will respond self-report questionnaires to assess for psychological symptoms and will be drawn blood samples (180ml total) to assess levels of pro inflammatory cytokines before and after the interventions. Participants will attend a total of 8 visits.
Mindful Awareness Practices- English, Mindful Awareness Practices- Spanish, Health Education - English, Health Education - Spanish
Active, not recruiting
University of California, Los Angeles
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-11T01:09:10-0400
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An individual's objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behavior of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others. (From Bioethics Thesaurus, 1992)
The study, based on direct observation, use of statistical records, interviews, or experimental methods, of actual practices or the actual impact of practices or policies.
Sense of awareness of self and of the environment.
Awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes.
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