Serenity Study: Lowering High Blood Pressure with Stress Management Techniques

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Study Overview

The Serenity Study is a voluntary research study that will investigate different approaches to stress management in order to help lower blood pressure. You may be eligible to participate if you: have blood pressure in the pre-hypertensive range (systolic BP 120-139 or diastolic BP 80-89), are a healthy adult between the ages of 21 and 70, are interested in learning ways to better manage your stress, are not taking blood pressure medication, and are a non-smoker.

Study Description

If you are eligible and decide to participate in the Serenity Study, you will be asked to: provide baseline measurements of blood pressure and complete online surveys, participate in an 8-week stress management class, and provide a 6-month and 1-year follow-up assessment of blood pressure. Eligible study participants will receive an 8-week stress management course at no cost to them and monetary compensation will be provided for those who qualify.

Additional Information:

To complete an online eligibility questionnaire to see if you're eligible, copy this link into your browser: https://redcap.med.upenn.edu/surveys/?s=YD8P8KAK4T

  • Study Identifier: 821553

Recruitment Status

Open

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