Testing the Use of Interoceptive Exposure to Reduce Barriers to Psychotherapy
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00795379|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2008 by G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : November 21, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 21, 2008
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Anxiety||Behavioral: Interoceptive Exposure||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Testing the Use of Interoceptive Exposure to Reduce Barriers to Psychotherapy|
|Study Start Date :||November 2008|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||November 2009|
Participants will complete an at home four-week, intervention targeting their negative cognitions triggered by physical sensations. The goal of IE is to purposefully induce bodily sensations related to autonomic arousal so that participants can learn that those sensations are not harmful. IE and Cognitive restructuring have been found to be superior to progressive muscle relaxation as a way to avoid aversive autonomic sensations.
Behavioral: Interoceptive Exposure
Exposure to internal stimuli.
No Intervention: 2
- Anxiety Sensitivity Index-3 [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
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|Contact: Kevin S Del Ben, Ph.D.||email@example.com|
|United States, Mississippi|
|G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VAMC||Recruiting|
|Jackson, Mississippi, United States, 39216|
|Contact: Kevin S Del Ben, Ph.D. 601-984-5807 firstname.lastname@example.org|