OHSU

IRB #

IRB00007364

Title

Mindfulness Meditation in Chronic Stress

Principal Investigator

Barry Oken

Study Purpose

Investigate the mind-body correlates of stress and how they are affected by a 6-week one-on-one mindfulness meditation training.

Medical Condition(s)

Participants will be randomized to receive the 6-week mindfulness meditation training between the first and second study visits OR between the second and third study visits.

Eligibility Criteria

-Between the ages of 50 and 85
-Experiencing at least moderate stress
-Generally healthy, as determined by a telephone screening

Age Range

50 - 85

Healthy Volunteers Needed

Yes

Duration of Participation

16 weeks

Minors Included

No

Contact

503.494.5650

Dan Klee
klee@ohsu.edu
or
Tabatha Memmott
memmott@ohsu.edu

Sponsor

NIH

Recruitment End

06/01/2016

Compensation Provided

Yes

Compensation

Participants will receive $75 for each of the three 4-hour testing visits, plus an additional $25 if they return their own samples to the lab two days following the in-lab visits. Maximum total compensation is $300.


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