A Study of a Behavioral Model for Promoting Quality of Life and Successful Brain Aging


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 14-008490
    NCT ID: NCT02702570
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-008490

About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess an attention and emotion regulation intervention that systematically targets thoughts, emotions and behavior in order to promote quality of life and advance successful brain aging. The investigators will assess the feasibility of recruiting and retaining participants for an attention and emotion regulation intervention. In addition, the investigators will determine the effectiveness of the intervention to enhance and promote quality of life, sustained attention, emotions, motivation and cognitive health.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria

  • Subject will sign approved consent form
  • Male or female adults (age > 50 years of age)
  • Subject will complete all of the testing and procedures

Exclusion Criteria

  • Refusal to sign the approved consent form
  • Refusal to complete all testing and procedures of the study
  • Males and females < age of 50 years

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Yonas Geda, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Pompa Bhattacharjee CCRP