Starting from the Mind or the Body in Mind-Body Intervention? A Randomized Controlled Trial on Comparative Effectiveness of Mindfulness Meditation and Qigong on Psychophysiological Outcomes in Colorectal Cancer Patients


Grant Data
Project Title
Starting from the Mind or the Body in Mind-Body Intervention? A Randomized Controlled Trial on Comparative Effectiveness of Mindfulness Meditation and Qigong on Psychophysiological Outcomes in Colorectal Cancer Patients
Principal Investigator
Dr Ho, Rainbow Tin Hung   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Chung Ka Fai   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Ng Siu Man   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Chan Jessie Suet Mui   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Chan Cecilia Lai Wan   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2018-12-31
Amount
615800
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Colorectal cancer, Qigong, Mindfulness meditation, Randomized controlled trial, Cortisol
Discipline
Social Work
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17611615
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2. Primary objective 2 is to examine the commonalities and differential effectiveness between two interventions on: (1) outcome variables (2) magnitude of change (3) pace of change (4) extended compliance 3. Secondary objective is to examine the associations between psychological, physical and psychophysical markers and how those relationships change across the time points.