Effect of Spiritist "Passe" Energy Therapy in Reducing Anxiety in Volunteers
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02376959|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2015 by Associação Médico Espírita de Botucatu.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : March 3, 2015
Last Update Posted : March 3, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Anxiety Disorders||Behavioral: Spiritist "passe"||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Effect of Spiritist "Passe" Energy Therapy in Reducing Anxiety in Volunteers|
|Study Start Date :||September 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||November 2015|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2015|
Placebo Comparator: Control Group
Application of 8 spiritist "passe" simulation sessions by people without spiritist training at the same time and in the same environment as the treatment group.
Active Comparator: Treatment Group (Spiritist "passe")
Application of 8 sessions of spiritist "passe" by spiritists with more than 2 years of experience in controlled environments for the same period as the control group.
Behavioral: Spiritist "passe"
For a period of 5 min per week, the volunteers will remain in the supine position with their eyes closed, in a quiet environment with controlled light and temperature.
The applied intervention will consist of placing both hands in the classic Spiritist "passe" position for the stipulated 5-min period. Spiritist "passe" will be applied by volunteers with training and experience of more than two years with the technique.
- Change in Anxiety questionnaire from baselaine at 8 weeks [ Time Frame: Baselaine; 4 weeks and 8 weeks ]
- Change in Beck Depression Inventory from baselaine at 8 weeks [ Time Frame: Baselaine; 4 weeks and 8 weeks ]
- Change in WHOQOL-BREF quality of life questionnaire from baselaine at 8 weeks [ Time Frame: Baselaine; 4 weeks and 8 weeks ]
- Change in DUREL questionnaire for assessment of spirituality from baselaine at 8 weeks [ Time Frame: Baselaine; 4 weeks and 8 weeks ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02376959
|Contact: Luis Gustavo M Andrade, Dr.||55 14 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Vanessa B Banin, Dr.||55 14 email@example.com|
|Botucatu Medical School||Recruiting|
|Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 18618970|
|Contact: Luis Gustavo M Andrade, Dr. 55 14 3811-6547 firstname.lastname@example.org|