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Personality Profiles, Values and Empathy: Differences Between Ovo/Lacto-vegetarians and Vegans (VegMed 2013)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02055677
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 5, 2014
Last Update Posted : July 18, 2014
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Andreas Michalsen, Charite University, Berlin, Germany

Brief Summary:
Main goal is to collect and analyze possible differences between ovo / lacto-vegetarians and vegans with respect to their personality profiles, values and empathy through validated questionnaires. Main hypothesis: vegans and ovo / lacto-vegetarians differ in their personality, empathy and values

Condition or disease
Personality

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 10000 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Personality Profiles, Values and Empathy: Differences Between Ovo/Lacto-vegetarians and Vegans
Study Start Date : January 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2014

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Vegetarian Diet




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Big Five SOEP Inventory [ Time Frame: Once at baseline ]
    Validated Questionnaire


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Other Validated Questionnaires [ Time Frame: Once at baseline ]
    WHO Quality of Life Questionnaire Empathizing Scale (Short Form) Portraits Value Questionnaire Likert Scales



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
5000-10000 vegetarian volunteers
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18-80 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age under 18 and above 80 years of age

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02055677


Locations
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Germany
Charité Medical University, Germany
Berlin, Germany, 10117
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Andreas Michalsen, MD Charité Medical University, Germany

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Andreas Michalsen, Prof. Dr. Andreas Michalsen, Charite University, Berlin, Germany
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02055677    
Other Study ID Numbers: VegMed2013
First Posted: February 5, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 18, 2014
Last Verified: July 2014
Keywords provided by Andreas Michalsen, Charite University, Berlin, Germany:
personality profiles
values
empathy
quality of life
vegetarians
vegans
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Personality Disorders
Mental Disorders