Stay up to date on all things stress and anxiety. Sign up and we’ll send you the latest news, resources, scientific breakthroughs, events, tips, and much more.

Share this post on your profile with a comment of your own:

Successfully Shared!

View on my Profile

Teenage Health and Wellness Study

August 13, 2019



This clinical trial examines how mindfulness can affect physiological stress and traumatic stress in urban teenagers. It uses pre- and post-tests of the heart rate while stress occurs. They will rate emotional and behavioral symptoms using student and teacher ratings.


Study Information


This is an interventional, randomized, quadruple blind, parallel assignment. Its primary purpose is prevention. The study began on February 5, 2019 and is estimated to be completed by May 2020. There are an estimated 160 participants.


Inclusion Criteria


  • Participants must be in the 9th grade at one of the Baltimore City Public Schools participating in this study
  • Teenagers have to provide parental permission


Exclusion Criteria


  • Students who are in foster care
  • Students who study and learn in special education classrooms




You may participate in this study at any of the Baltimore City Public Schools who have agreed to participate in the clinical trial in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21202. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Tamar Mendelson, PhD at 410-502-6219 or at You may also contact Jessica Bair, PhD at 717-475-9494 or at




This study is sponsored by the following institutions:

  • Penn State University
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Clinical Trials

View All

Text Message Engagement Support of Mindfulness Smartphone Apps

The goal of this clinical trial is to determine the usefulness of two smartphone apps on mindfulness. The study…

Does a Phone-based Meditation Application Improve Mental Wellness in Emergency Medicine Personnel?

Emergency medicine known for the mental health issues that stem from it. Employees in the emergency department (ED)…

Preventing Internalizing in Preadolescents Exposed to Chronic Stress

Since factors that bring on stress begin in early childhood, this clinical trial attempts to tackle the issue…

Treatments for Anxiety: Meditation and Escitalopram

Researchers for this study use the growing and popular approach to managing anxiety for the patients: MBSR.…

Mindfulness-Music Intervention for Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer

This clinical trial aims to show how music therapy can help reduce or eliminate anxiety for teenagers and young…

Stress, Anxiety, and Mood Group Therapy

This clinical trial is being conducted for the purpose of teaching coping skills to those who suffer from stress,…

Reducing Anxiety and Stress in Primary Care Patients

This study examines if brief anxiety treatment for veterans is more effective at providing relief than usual care.…

Student Anxiety & Stress Study

This study examines the effectiveness of two forms of therapy on anxiety levels of college student participants.…

Send this to a friend