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Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514


Growing up in a low-income household has been shown to increase risk for, and susceptibility to many illnesses.The purpose of the study is to test an affective intervention for reversing biological risk factors, as related to childhood adversity, in midlife. Participants will be asked to make two lab visits; attend six weekly, 1-hour meditation classes; as well as complete brief online daily surveys for 11 weeks, five biweekly surveys, and two 30-minute surveys prior to each lab visit. During the lab visits, participants will have their psychophysiology monitored for heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, and pulse. Participants will also have their blood drawn. All surveys and questionnaires inquire about participants' current demographics, family history, perceptions about life and well-being, physical health, and monetary choices.


Inclusion Criteria: - fluent in written and spoken English - have daily access to internet and a computer Exclusion Criteria: - engaged in regular meditation practice, either recently or in the past - previously participated in a meditation study - have allergies to adhesive materials (includes latex)



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Principal Investigator
Barbara L Fredrickson, PhD
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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Location Contact:

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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