Palo Alto, California 94305

  • Bipolar Disorder


This study seeks to test the effectiveness of mindfulness based therapy on neural network in youth at high risk for developing bipolar disorder. TO do this, the investigators propose to conduct a brain scan in adolescents before and after participation in a 12 week mindfulness based stress reduction program. The investigators will also assess behavioral outcome measures before and after completing the mindfulness based therapy.


Inclusion Criteria: - Ages 13-18, diagnosed with bipolar disorder-not otherwise specified, first or second degree relative diagnosed with bipolar I or II. Exclusion Criteria: - Not English speaking. For those who are to participate int he scan, having any metal in the body or movement disorders will be an exclusionary factor



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Kiki Chang, MD
Stanford University

Paige J Staudenmaier, BA
Phone: 650-725-6760

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

Palo Alto, California 94305
United States

Paige Staudenmaier, BA
Phone: 650-725-6760

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: September 26, 2021

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