Mindfulness-based stress reduction among older adults with depression Original paper

This randomized controlled trial found that a mindfulness-based stress reduction program reduced depression and improved sleep among older adults with depression, compared to a control intervention.

This Study Summary was published on March 27, 2024.

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This randomized controlled trial found that a mindfulness-based stress reduction program reduced depression and improved sleep among older adults with depression, compared to a control intervention.

What was studied?

The effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) on depression, emotional regulation, and sleep among older adults with depression.

Sleep quality was assessed using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, while the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) was used to assess the severity of depressive symptoms.

The Emotional Regulation Questionnaire was used to assess how the participants used reappraisal and expressive suppression in their regulation of emotions. Reappraisal refers to regulating your emotions by trying to think about something else or attempting to change your perception. Expressive suppression refers to the suppression or concealment of emotional expressions.

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Who was studied?

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How was it studied?

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What were the results?

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Anything else I need to know?

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This Study Summary was published on March 27, 2024.