Serenity Study: Lowering High Blood Pressure with Stress Management Techniques
Brief Description Of Study
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.
Detailed 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 About The Study
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