Pilot Study of Virtual Reality for Providing Exposure Therapy to Children
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03208348|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 5, 2017
Last Update Posted : April 24, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Generalized Anxiety Disorder||Other: Pilot Virtual Reality||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||20 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||A single group will pilot test a virtual reality system that is designed to support mental health treatment.|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Low-Cost, Virtual Reality System to Increase Access to Exposure Therapy for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 1, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 31, 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 31, 2018|
Experimental: Pilot virtual reality
Children with anxiety will have a single visit to test the virtual reality system and measure its affects on their anxiety ratings.
Other: Pilot Virtual Reality
Exposure to a virtual reality vignette with anxiety rating to support exposure therapy
- Qualitative response to the system as assessed by observation while using the system and interview following use. [ Time Frame: through study completion, an average of one day study visit ]Twenty participants will provide qualitative data about their experience using the system.
- Anxiety as assessed by the Subjective Units of Distress Scale [ Time Frame: through study completion, an average of one day study visit ]Anxiety for each of the twenty participants will be assessed using SUDS prior to and after each time repeating the exposure. Participants will self-select how many times to repeat the exposure during the one day study visit.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03208348
|United States, Minnesota|
|Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905|
|Principal Investigator:||Sara Seifert, MPH||Minnesota HealthSolutions|