Effectiveness of a Well-being Web-based Intervention

This study has been completed.
Healthways, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
MeYou Health, LLC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: April 25, 2012
Last updated: November 14, 2012
Last verified: November 2012

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the intervention Daily Challenge (MeYou Health, LLC), a behavioral intervention delivered online, is effective in improving individuals' well-being.

Condition Intervention
Focus of Study: Healthy Individuals
Behavioral: Daily Challenge

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effectiveness of the Web-based Well-being Intervention Daily Challenge

Further study details as provided by MeYou Health, LLC:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Well-being score, as determined by the Healthways Well-Being Assessment [ Time Frame: Baseline, 30 days, 90 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Change in well-being score

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Interpersonal support score, as evaluated with the Interpersonal Support Evaluation List (ISEL) [ Time Frame: Baseline, 30 days, 90 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Change in interpersonal support score.

Enrollment: 1503
Study Start Date: April 2012
Study Completion Date: September 2012
Primary Completion Date: September 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Treatment
Intervention: Daily Challenge
Behavioral: Daily Challenge
Web-based behavioral intervention aiming to improve individuals' well-being.
No Intervention: Control
Weekly Well-being, an email-based health information delivery service.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults (18 years of age or older, 19 years of age or older if participant resides in Alabama or Nebraska)
  • Provided informed consent to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Does not live in the United States of America
  • Has a Facebook friend enrolled in the study
  • Fails to complete the informed consent and registration process in the allotted time (45 minutes)
  • Gender (recruitment will be titrated to ensure a minimum of 30% male ratio)
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01586949

United States, Massachusetts
MeYou Health office
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02116
Sponsors and Collaborators
MeYou Health, LLC
Healthways, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Josee Poirier, PhD MeYou Health, LLC
Study Chair: Nathan K Cobb, MD MeYou Health, LLC
  More Information

Additional Information:

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: MeYou Health, LLC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01586949     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DC-EFF-2012
Study First Received: April 25, 2012
Last Updated: November 14, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by MeYou Health, LLC:
web-based intervention
social networks

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 15, 2014