Conquering Diseases

Mindfulness Heart Study

Description

Seeking men & women 18 years old and over who have a cardiomyopathy (impairment of your heart muscle strength) from coronary artery disease (hardening of the arteries).

Overview

The goal of this study is to see if a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program can improve certain markers of cardiac outlook in people with your condition. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a stress reduction program based on a form of meditation called Mindfulness.

What we're hoping for

We hope that patients with cardiomyopathy (impairment of the heart muscle) from coronary artery disease (hardening of the arteries).will have an improved sense of well- being from the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR).

Additional Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: Not Available

 Principal Investigator

Joshua  Greenberg, MD

UMass Memorial Health Care

 Study Contact

The Clinical Research  Center

508-856-2800

clinicaltrialsunit@umassmed.edu

 Location

UMMS University Campus

55 Lake Ave North 

Worcester,MA 01655

508-856-8989