Electronic Media and Its Application in Psychotherapy
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03712267|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : October 19, 2018
Last Update Posted : October 19, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Anxiety Disorders Depression Electronic Media||Behavioral: Electronic Media Enhanced||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||115 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Electronic Media and Its Application in Psychotherapy|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||November 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||November 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||November 2020|
Experimental: Electronic Media Enhanced
Research assistants will collect information on participants' activity on messaging applications.
Behavioral: Electronic Media Enhanced
Research assistants will provide participants' therapists with information from participants' electronic media, to see if that has any impact on their therapy.
- Therapeutic Alliance [ Time Frame: After 3 months ]Investigators will use the Working Alliance Inventory - Short Revised (WAI-SR) scale to assess whether use of electronic media will lead to participants reporting an enhanced working alliance. The working alliance inventory is a 12 item measure of the client's/patient's perception of how comfortable they believe their alliance with their therapist is. Each item is rated on a scale of 1-5, and measures how frequently participants believe criteria has been achieved. A score of 1 typically represents that the specific item has been achieved least frequently and a sore of 5 indicates that the specific item is achieved at every session. The items are then summed up to compute a total score.
- Clinical Outcome - Improvement in scores of depression [ Time Frame: Every 4 weeks, for 3 months ]Investigators will use the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (OHQ-9) to assess changes in patient's/client's symptoms of depression. The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 is a 9 item questionnaire used to screen for symptoms of major depression. It is self-administered by participants. Items are scored on a scale of 0-3 with total scores ranging from 0-27. Higher scores indicate more severe depressive symptoms.
- Clinical Outcome - Improvement in scores of anxiety [ Time Frame: Every 4 weeks, for 3 months ]Investigators will use the General Anxiety Disorder Scale (GAD-7) to assess changes in patient's/client's symptoms of anxiety. The Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale is a 7-item questionnaire used to screen symptoms of anxiety disorders. It is self-administered by the participant. The 7 items are scored on a 0-3 scale, and total scores range from 0-21. Higher scores indicate more severe anxiety symptoms.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03712267
|Contact: Praise Owoyemi, BA||617-855 ext email@example.com|
|Contact: Katherine Hobbs, BA||617-855 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Ipsit Vahia, MD||Mclean Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Kerry Ressler, MD; PhD||Mclean Hospital|