Neurobehavioral Intervention as a Novel Treatment Approach for Emotion-Regulatory Deficits

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified June 2012 by Stanford University
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01466751
First received: November 3, 2011
Last updated: June 11, 2012
Last verified: June 2012
  Purpose

The present study will explore the effectiveness of a computer based neurobehavioral intervention in alleviating symptoms and improving emotion regulation in psychiatric populations. It will increase understanding of psychopathology at a neural-circuit level and aid development of new non-pharmacological treatment for emotion regulatory deficits.


Condition Intervention
Anxiety
Depression
Behavioral: Computerized Neurobehavioral Intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Neurobehavioral Intervention as a Novel Treatment Approach for Emotion-Regulatory Deficits

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Emotional conflict adaptation - fMRI imaging and behavioral [ Time Frame: 3-month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Anxiety - self-report symptoms [ Time Frame: 3-month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Engaging computerized tasks
Participants will log into a personalized website and engage in computerized tasks online.
Behavioral: Computerized Neurobehavioral Intervention
Targeted, computerized interventions completed from the participants' own home on a computer.
Experimental: Neurobehavioral computerized tasks
Participants will log into a personalized website and engage in computerized tasks online.
Behavioral: Computerized Neurobehavioral Intervention
Targeted, computerized interventions completed from the participants' own home on a computer.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • current anxiety or depression symptoms
  • internet access

Exclusion Criteria:

  • lifetime psychotic disorder, past-year substance dependence
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01466751

Contacts
Contact: Kathy K Peng (650) 725-9510 psychiatry@stanford.edu
Contact: Elizabeth Weiss 650-493-5000 ext 68645

Locations
United States, California
Stanford University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Recruiting
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Principal Investigator: Amit Etkin, MD PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Investigators
Study Director: Anett Gyurak, PhD Stanford University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01466751     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB-19338
Study First Received: November 3, 2011
Last Updated: June 11, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Stanford University:
Computerized neurobehavioral intervention

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anxiety Disorders
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders

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