Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Date of Award






Term of Grant

48 months

Project Title

Randomized Interventional Study of Mindfulness-Based Stress-Reduction to improve the Quality of Life and Immune Regulation in Patients with Crohn's Disease

Project Description

Patients with Crohn's disease suffer from a variety of stress-related psychological symptoms. This study will use mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) as a non-invasive therapy to alter Crohn's disease patients' perception of disease, and improve quality of life, psychological and biological measures.