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Mindfulness Training for Caregivers of People with Dementia

Start: October 2019
End: March 25, 2020
Enrollment: 110

What Is This Study About?

This research study seeks to understand how stress reduction training influences well-being, sleep, and physical responses to stress in caregivers of people with dementia.

Do I Qualify To Participate in This Study?

Minimum Age: 50 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Must have:

  • English speaking
  • Self-reporting informal caregivers of persons with dementia

Must NOT have:

  • Major depressive disorder with psychotic features
  • History of schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Uncorrected severe hearing or visual impairments or chronic serious health problems that could hinder study participation
  • Previous mindfulness-based stress reduction training or regular meditative practice in past 6 months

If I Qualify, Who Do I Contact?

Contact study personnel listed either under the general study contact or the location nearest you.

Study Contact
Tarah Raldiris

Need Help?

Contact NIA’s Alzheimer’s and related Dementias Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center at 800-438-4380 or email ADEAR.

Where Is This Study Located?

Who Sponsors This Study?

Lead: Virginia Commonwealth University

Source: ID: NCT03857308