Trial ID or NCT#

NCT01776645

Status

NOT RECRUITING

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether compassion training will improve the physical and psychological well-being of patients with chronic pain. The investigators also want to determine whether any benefit of compassion training in the patients "spreads" to significant others with whom the patient has a close relationship.

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes

Investigator(s)

Sean Mackey, MD, PhD
Pain management specialist, Anesthesiologist
Redlich Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Neurology at the Stanford University Medical Center

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CONTACT

Heather Chapin, PhD
(650) 723-3032