Interactive Sections Of An Internet-Based Intervention Increase Patient Empowerment: A Study With Chronic Back Pain Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02114788|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 15, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 15, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Group 1 (Control): Access to a Static Version of the Website Containing Only Static Features (i.e. Library, First Aid, and FAQ) Group2 (Intervention) Access to an Interactive Version of the Website Containing Both Static and Interactive Features||Other: Internet-based|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||50 participants|
|Official Title:||INTERACTIVE SECTIONS OF AN INTERNET-BASED INTERVENTION INCREASE PATIENT EMPOWERMENT: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED STUDY WITH CHRONIC BACK PAIN PATIENTS|
|Study Start Date :||March 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2013|
Intervention with interactive website
- Empowerment level (psychological measure) [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
Empowerment is a pychological outcome measure. Patient empowerment is defined as a complex construct that includes different individual competencies and skills. Empowerment can be considered a multilevel and multidimensional construct closely linked to self-determination and self-efficacy.
Empowerment is measured the with the Psychological Empowerment Scale According to the scale, empowerment is a multidimensional concept composed of four cognitive dimensions (or task assessments): impact (or the degree to which behavior is seen as "making a difference"), competence (or the degree to which a person can perform task activities skillfully), meaningfulness (or the individual's intrinsic caring about a given task), and choice (or whether a person's behavior is perceived as self-determined).
- Medication misuse Physical exercise Pain burden [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
Medication misuse is measured with the Prescription Medication Use and Perception of Risk Instrument. The scale is scored as a continuous measure to provide greater sensitivity ranging from 0 (strongly disagree) to 6 (strongly agree) with higher scores indicating greater level of medication misuse.
Physical exercise in leisure time is measured with the respective sub-dimensions from the Short Questionnaire to Assess Health-Enhancing Physical Activity and it gives the amount of time spent in physical exercise in hours/week
Pain burden is measured with six items from the Chronic Pain Grading Scale that gives two measures related with pain: pain disability perception and pain intensity perception
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02114788
|Insitute of Communication nad Health, University of Lugano|
|Lugano, Canton Ticino, Switzerland, 6900|