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The Psychosocial Effect of Thoughts of Personal Mortality on Cardiac Risk Assessment by Medical Students

This study has been completed.
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University of Missouri-Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00500136
First received: July 10, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2007
History: No changes posted

July 10, 2007
July 10, 2007
January 2007
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Responses on a scale of 0-100 to each of three cardiac risk questions [ Time Frame: immediate ]
Same as current
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The Psychosocial Effect of Thoughts of Personal Mortality on Cardiac Risk Assessment by Medical Students
The Effects of Religion and Motivation on Medical Decision Making: A Terror Management Approach

This study was designed to examine whether and how provoking thoughts of mortality among medical students can influence cardiac risk assessments depending on the religion of the target patient.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
  • Prejudice
  • Bias
Procedure: mortality salience
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Greenberg J, Solomon S, Pyszczynski T. Terror management theory of self-esteem and cultural worldviews: Empirical assessments and conceptual refinements. In: Zanna MP, ed. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology. San Diego, CA: Academic Press; 1997:61-139.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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May 2007
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • medical students

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non-medical students
Both
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00500136
1078398, R01 CA09658
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University of Missouri-Columbia
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Principal Investigator: Jamie Arndt, PhD University of Missouri-Columbia
University of Missouri-Columbia
April 2007

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