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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.


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