Compassion Training and Pain

Stanford University logo

Stanford University

Status

Completed

Conditions

Chronic Pain

Treatments

Behavioral: Compassion Cultivation Training Course

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01776645
25883

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to determine whether compassion training will improve the physical and psychological well-being of patients with chronic pain. The investigators also want to determine whether any benefit of compassion training in the patients "spreads" to significant others with whom the patient has a close relationship.

Enrollment

56 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Age 18+ and chronic pain for >6months
  • Pain over the last month
  • Ability to read, write, and converse in English
  • If being treated for pain condition, then stable treatment regimen.

For significant others:

1)18 years of age or older 2)Ability to read, write, and converse in English

Exclusion criteria

For patients and significant others:

1)Current or history of a psychological disorder that would interfere with study procedures, at the discretion of the researcher.

For patients only:

  • prior compassion meditation experience
  • on going legal action or disability claim
  • currently pregnant or planning to become pregnant

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

56 participants in 1 patient group

Compassion cultivation training
Experimental group
Treatment:
Behavioral: Compassion Cultivation Training Course

Trial contacts and locations

1

Loading...

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

Clinical trials

Find clinical trialsTrials by location
© Copyright 2024 Veeva Systems