Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Older Couples with Metabolic Syndrome

What is the purpose of this trial?

The overarching goal of this study is to adapt MBSR to older couples with metabolic syndrome to maximize stress reduction effects on both partners psychological and physical health. Forty couples (N=80) will participate in a baseline visit to have blood drawn, BMI and BP measured, and to complete questionnaires assessing demographics, contextual factors, and baseline primary outcomes.

Participation Guidelines

Ages: 60 years and older

Gender: Both

Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center

Start Date: 09/05/2017

End Date: 02/28/2019

Last Updated: 02/22/2018

Study HIC#: 2000020175

Get Involved

For more information about this study, contact:
Kathleen Williams
+1 203-785-2895

If you would prefer to contact a member of the Help us Discover team about this trial and other similar trials, please email helpusdiscover@yale.edu or call 1-877-978-8348.

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Joan K Monin

Principal Investigator