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Mindfulness intervention study

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Citation article

Title:
An experience sampling study examining the potential impact of a mindfulness-based intervention on emotion differentiation. 
Authors:
Van der Gucht, K., Dejonckheere, E., Erbas, Y., Takano, K., Vandemoortele, M., Maex, E., Raes, F., Kuppens, P.
Year of publication:
2019
Journal name:
Emotion
Volume number:
19
Issue number:
1
Page numbers:
123 - 131
DOI:
10.1037/emo0000406

Measure details

Baseline session:
Yes
Followup session:
Yes
Study design:
Baseline was one week before the start of the intervention.There were two follow-up assessments after the intervention; one took place one week after the end of the intervention, and a subsequent assessment occurred four months after the intervention. The ESM component occured for 4 consecutive days after each of the assessments.
ESM measurement waves:
3
Ethics granting body:
Ethics Committee of University of Leuven and Hospital Network Antwerp (ZNA)
Ethics protocol number:
Unknown.

Study details

Location:
Belgium
Background information:
Participants completed a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) intervention consisting of six sessions of 3 hours each spread over eight weeks.
Language:
Dutch
Setting:
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Collection platform:
mobileQ
Days of ESM data collection:
12
Number of ESM measures per day:
10
Sampling schedule:
stratified random interval
ESM schedule start time:
9:00
ESM schedule end time:
22:00
ESM schedule duration:
13

Sample details

Type of sample:
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Recruitment information:
Adults who registered to attend a mindfulness-based intervention between September 2014 and April 2016 at the Stress Clinic (ZNA) were informed about the study by email.
Incentives:
A book on mindfulness and a free come-back session.
Exclusions:
132 expressed interest, 71 did not take part after being checked for availability during the study and informed about the self-report measures and ESM procedure. The most important reason for not participating was time investment.

Contact info

Contact:
Katleen Van Der Gucht
Contact email:
katleen.vandergucht@kuleuven.be
Selection Variable Info Constructs

FEEL Lab

MDAP