Clinical Trial IDNCT03874845
Lead SponsorUniversity of Michigan
Principal Investigator
Start Date2019-09-01
Completion Date2022-03-01
Study TypeInterventional
StatusNot yet recruiting


This study will examine the effects of psychotherapy as treatment for PTSD. This research will see how brain activity and brain connectivity is affected by Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Muscle Relaxation Therapy (MRT). Participants that qualify to be in this study will receive 8 weeks of group therapy in MBCT or MRT. Prior to receiving therapy participants will: complete baseline assessments related to their PTSD; fill out surveys; have an functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI); and provide a saliva sample. These assessments will be repeated after the therapy is over. Overall study participation should last approximately 10-12 weeks.


Post Traumatic Stress DisorderBehavioral: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Behavioral: Muscle Relaxation TherapyN/A


AgeGenderAccepts Healthy Volunteers
18 Years to 72 YearsAllNo