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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Hot Flashes

2014-07-23 21:11:03 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a study to determine if participation in a mindfulness-based stress reduction program is feasible for women experiencing five or more hot flashes/day, and whether it affects either the frequency and/or intensity of their hot flashes, or the degree of bother they experience from them

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Vasomotor Symptoms

Intervention

Mindfulness-based stress reduction

Location

UMass Medical School
Worcester
Massachusetts
United States
01655

Status

Completed

Source

University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:03-0400

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