Accession Number:

ADA590475

Title:

Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Meditation for Combat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Randomized Controlled Trial and Mechanistic Study

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 22 Sep 2008-21 Sep 2013

Corporate Author:

MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

To briefly summarize, our work consisted of a. developing a novel group psychotherapy for combat-related PTSD incorporating Mind-Body techniques Mindfulness meditation as well as non-trauma related experiential exposure techniques b. comparing this novel therapy against an already developed and well-characterized credible active control group therapy, called Present-Centered Group Therapy PCGT in clinical outcome trial at the VA Ann Arbor PTSD clinic and c. conducting a translational neuroimaging mechanistic study with pre- and post fMRI and neurocognitive testing.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE