The Role of Stress in Self-Control, Coping, and Emotion Regulation

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified June 2013 by Yale University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rajita Sinha, Yale University Identifier:
First received: March 1, 2012
Last updated: October 27, 2013
Last verified: June 2013

The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of stress on mental and physical health and behavior.

Chronic Stress.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Role of Stress in Self-Control, Coping and Emotion Regulation

Further study details as provided by Yale University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Stress response and lifestyle behaviors [ Time Frame: Baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Study explores differences in measures of stress as they relate to self-control, coping, emotion regulation and lifestyle and health outcomes.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Biological stress responses [ Time Frame: Baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

Blood taken for understanding genetic factors.

Estimated Enrollment: 2500
Study Start Date: November 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Community sample


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Community sample


Inclusion Criteria:

  • ages 18-50
  • able to read and write

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any psychotic disorder or current psychiatric symptoms requiring specific attention, including active symptoms of psychosis or suicidal/homicidal ideation
  • Pregnant women
  • Inability to give informed consent
  • Traumatic brain injury or loss of consciousness
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01554501

Contact: Rachel L Hart, MS 203-737-4791
Contact: Keri L Tuit, PsyD 203-737-1176

United States, Connecticut
Yale Stress Center Recruiting
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06519
Contact: Rachel L Hart, MS    203-737-4791   
Contact: Keri L Tuit, PsyD    203-737-1176   
Principal Investigator: Rajita Sinha, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yale University
Principal Investigator: Rajita Sinha, PhD Yale University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Rajita Sinha, Professor, Yale University Identifier: NCT01554501     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0710003159, 5PL1DA024859-05
Study First Received: March 1, 2012
Last Updated: October 27, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Yale University:
emotion regulation
health processed this record on April 23, 2014