Conscious Awareness Practice in Adolescents

Osmaniye Korkut Ata University (Other)
Overall Status
Active, not recruiting ID

Study Details

Study Description

Brief Summary

The aim of this study is to reveal the effect of mindfulness on self-efficacy and risky behaviors in adolescents.

Condition or Disease Intervention/Treatment Phase
  • Behavioral: Mindfulness

Detailed Description

This randomized controlled experimental study was carried out between 18 September and 27 October at Istanbul Bağcılar Necmettin Erbakan Science High School with a total of 60 students (30 experimental group / 30 control group). Research data were collected from the Conscious Awareness-Based Self-Efficacy Scale-Revised (BFÖS-Y), Risky Behaviors Scale (RDS) and Personal Information Form. Ethics committee approval, written institutional permission and written permission from the participants were obtained for the research. In the first week, pre-tests were given to the experimental and control groups, and the experimental group was given 30 minutes of mindfulness training. Mindfulness training continued to be given to the experimental group for the next 5 weeks, and post-tests were given to the experimental and control groups in the last week.

Study Design

Study Type:
Actual Enrollment :
60 participants
Intervention Model:
Parallel Assignment
None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose:
Supportive Care
Official Title:
Consciousness in Adolescents The Effect of Awareness Practice on Self-Efficacy and Risky Behaviors
Actual Study Start Date :
Sep 18, 2023
Actual Primary Completion Date :
Oct 27, 2023
Anticipated Study Completion Date :
Nov 20, 2023

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/Treatment
Experimental: Experimental Group

Conscious Awareness application consists of 6 recordings of 30 minutes for 6 weeks.

Behavioral: Mindfulness
Conscious awareness practice was carried out in 6 sessions. Various inventories are used depending on the nature of the session. For example, in the leaf theme, participants are asked to close their eyes and put their thoughts from the past on a leaf and drop them into running water.

No Intervention: Control Group

Participants in the control group engage in 6 sessions of 30-minute social activity for 6 weeks.

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures

  1. Change in The Effect of Mindfulness Training on Self-Efficacy in Adolescents. [[Time Frame: up to 6 weeks]]

    Mindfulness-Based Self-Efficacy Scale scores range from 22 to 110. 22 is the lowest possible score and 110 is the highest possible score. The scale consists of 22 items and 6 dimensions. A low score indicates that their conscious-awareness-based self-efficacy is weak.

  2. Change in The Impact of The Functioning of Detention Education in Adolescents. [[Time Frame: up to 6 weeks]]

    Risk Behavior Scale scores range from 36 to 180. 36 is the lowest possible score and 180 is the highest possible score. The scale consists of 36 items and 6 dimensions. Getting a high score from the scale indicates the intensity of risky behavior.

Eligibility Criteria


Ages Eligible for Study:
14 Years to 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Inclusion Criteria:
  • Be between the ages of 14 and 18

  • Agree to participate in the study

  • Being literate and speaking Turkish fluently

  • Have communication and understanding skills

Exclusion Criteria:
  • Having a physical health problem that may impair group cohesion and integrity

Contacts and Locations


Site City State Country Postal Code
1 Korkut Ata University Osmaniye Center Turkey 80000

Sponsors and Collaborators

  • Osmaniye Korkut Ata University


  • Principal Investigator: Yunus Ömer ARIK, Teacher,

Study Documents (Full-Text)

None provided.

More Information


None provided.
Responsible Party:
Yunus Omer Arık, Teacher, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University Identifier:
Other Study ID Numbers:
First Posted:
Nov 3, 2023
Last Update Posted:
Nov 3, 2023
Last Verified:
Oct 1, 2023
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product:
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product:
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Study Results

No Results Posted as of Nov 3, 2023