Expanding the efficacy of Project UPLIFT: Distance delivery of mindfulness-based depression prevention to people with epilepsy.

@article{Thompson2015ExpandingTE,
  title={Expanding the efficacy of Project UPLIFT: Distance delivery of mindfulness-based depression prevention to people with epilepsy.},
  author={N. Thompson and Archna Patel and L. Selwa and Shelley Stoll and C. Begley and E. Johnson and R. Fraser},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={
          304-313
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Depression affects about 16% of the U.S. population over a lifetime. People with chronic diseases have especially high rates of comorbid depression; 32% to 48% of people with epilepsy experience depression. This study evaluated the efficacy of a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for preventing major depressive disorder (MDD) episodes in people with epilepsy. METHOD Participants (n = 128) were adults from Georgia, Michigan, Texas, and Washington with epilepsy and mild… Expand
The impact of a depression self-management intervention on seizure activity
TLDR
This study found that participating in Project UPLIFT directly reduced the number of seizures experienced by participants with epilepsy, and this was not mediated by the change in depression. Expand
Evaluating the acceptability and feasibility of a tele-delivered, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for African American women living with HIV/AIDs in Georgia
People living with HIV/AIDS experience depression at higher rates than the general population. According to current literature in this area, AAWLWHA tend to have elevated depressive symptoms and alsoExpand
Telephone-based depression self-management in Hispanic adults with epilepsy: a pilot randomized controlled trial
TLDR
It is suggested that UPLIFT is feasible and acceptable among Hispanic adults with epilepsy and demonstrate promising effects on depressive symptoms and larger trials in geographically diverse samples are warranted. Expand
Mindfulness-based intervention to promote psychological wellbeing in people with epilepsy: A randomized controlled trial
TLDR
Mindfulness-based intervention is effective in reducing psychological distress and improving the quality of life in PWE, as compared to the no-intervention phase. Expand
Coping with Seizures Through Mindfulness Meditation: a Qualitative Study of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention in Epilepsy
ObjectivesThree previous clinical trials have shown that mindfulness-based interventions reduce depressive symptoms and improve quality of life in epilepsy. We conducted a qualitative study to gainExpand
Depression self-management in people with epilepsy: Adapting project UPLIFT for underserved populations
TLDR
If the adapted Project UPLIFT intervention produces positive outcomes for diverse populations of PWE, it will extend the strategies available to reduce the burden of depression, and suggests that evidence-based interventions can be successfully adapted for new populations or cultural settings through a careful and systematic process. Expand
In-Person Versus eHealth Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Adolescents With Chronic Illness: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
TLDR
This paper outlines the rationale, development, and design of a randomized controlled trial comparing the effects of an MBI delivered in person or via eHealth in adolescents with a chronic illness and predicts that both modes of delivery will significantly improve mindfulness skills acquisition, mood, anxiety, self-esteem, illness perception, and stress. Expand
Distance Delivery of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
Distance delivery of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) offers an innovative opportunity to provide therapy to people who would otherwise be unable to receive treatment for depression,Expand
Behavioral interventions as a treatment for epilepsy
TLDR
Both PMR and the focused-attention groups showed reduced seizure frequency compared to baseline in participants with medication-resistant focal seizures, although the 2 treatments did not differ. Expand
Amulticenter randomized controlled trial
    ...
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    ...

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 37 REFERENCES
    Distance delivery of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: Project UPLIFT
    TLDR
    It is indicated that distance delivery of group MBCT can be effective in reducing symptoms of depression in people with epilepsy. Expand
    Formative and process evaluations of a cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness intervention for people with epilepsy and depression
    TLDR
    The results from both evaluations indicate that participants felt that Project UPLIFT was acceptable and perceived to be beneficial, and the acceptability and feasibility of the program was assessed. Expand
    Using Rasch measurement theory to assess three depression scales among adults with epilepsy
    TLDR
    The value of using model-based measurement with the Rasch model to combine items across the three depression scales is illustrated and an approach for analyzing and evaluating the results of small scale intervention programs, such as the UPLIFT program is demonstrated. Expand
    Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: A New Approach to Preventing Relapse
    Kabat-Zinn, Foreword. Part I: The Challenge of Depression. Introduction. Depression: The Scope of the Problem. Cognition, Mood, and the Nature of Depressive Relapse. Developing Mindfulness-BasedExpand
    Preventing depression: A review of cognitive-behavioral and family interventions
    Abstract Depression is one of the most common psychological disorders. It is associated with tremendous costs in terms of suffering, decrease in productivity, and loss of life. For many individuals,Expand
    The PHQ-9
    TLDR
    In addition to making criteria-based diagnoses of depressive disorders, the PHQ-9 is also a reliable and valid measure of depression severity, which makes it a useful clinical and research tool. Expand
    Development of the Depression Coping Self-Efficacy Scale (DCSES).
    • S. Perraud
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Archives of psychiatric nursing
    • 2000
    TLDR
    Preliminary analyses support the use of the DCSES to measure coping self-efficacy of depressed psychiatric patients. Expand
    The epidemiology of major depressive disorder: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R).
    TLDR
    Notably, major depressive disorder is a common disorder, widely distributed in the population, and usually associated with substantial symptom severity and role impairment, and while the recent increase in treatment is encouraging, inadequate treatment is a serious concern. Expand
    Rapid detection of major depression in epilepsy: a multicentre study
    TLDR
    The NDDI-E could enable rapid detection and improve management of depression in epilepsy in accordance with internationally recognised guidelines and showed optimum sensitivity, specificity, and predictive power at a cut score of more than 15. Expand
    Factors associated with the onset of an episode of depressive symptoms in the general population.
    TLDR
    It was found that spinal pain severity, younger age, marital status (separated/divorced/widowed), self-perceived poor health status, and comorbid neurologic and gastro-intestinal disease were associated with onset of a new episode of depression. Expand
    ...
    1
    2
    3
    4
    ...