Table 1

Data collection time points

GroupLocationBaseline (week 0)Session 1 (week 1)Session 2 (week 2)Session 3 (week 3)Session 4 (week 4)Session 5 (week 5)Session 6 (week 6)Data collection 2 (week 7–9)Data collection 3 (week 26–32)
TestAPDQ39, HBQ, DASS-21, locus of control, FMIStart programmeProgrammeProgrammeProgramme + adherenceProgrammeProgrammePDQ39, HBQ, DASS-21, locus of control, FMI,+ adherencePDQ39, HBQ, DASS-21, locus of control, FMI,+ adherence
BStart programmeProgrammeProgrammeProgramme +
adherence
ProgrammeProgramme
ControlAPDQ39, HBQ, DASS-21, locus of control, FMINo programmePDQ39, HBQ, DASS-21, locus of control, FMI,+ adherencePDQ39, HBQ, DASS-21, locus of control, FMI,+ adherence
BNo programme
  • PDQ39, function and well-being associated with Parkinson's disease questionnaire; HBQ, health behaviours questionnaire; DASS-21, mental health questionnaire; locus of control, multidimensional locus of control questionnaire; FMI, Freiburg mindfulness inventory; Adherence, a centre-developed adherence questionnaire.

  • Notes: Randomisation occurred in week 0. Week 1 for location A corresponded to the 8 October 2012, and week 1 for location B corresponded to 14 November 2012.