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Boston, Massachusetts

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder


This study will develop and implement an awareness- and acceptance-based for treatment of individuals with generalized anxiety disorder.

Study summary:

Participants in this study are recruited from intakes at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive either acceptance and mindfulness-based strategies plus cognitive behavioral therapy or no treatment for 16 weeks. The treatment will involve daily practice of mindfulness techniques to help draw attention to and accept various emotional states. Interviews, questionnaires, and depression and anxiety scales will be used to assess participants. Assessments will be conducted post-treatment and at 3- and 9-month follow-up visits.


Inclusion Criteria: - Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) - Willing to maintain medication levels and refrain from any additional psychosocial treatment during the course of the study Exclusion Criteria: - Bipolar disorder, psychotic disorder, or substance dependence



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Lizabeth Roemer, PhD
University of Massachusetts, Boston

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Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts
United States

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Site Status: N/A

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Date Processed: April 03, 2020

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