Computerized Interventions for College Students' Cognitive Functioning and Mental Well-being

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified September 2012 by Stanford University
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01694303
First received: September 24, 2012
Last updated: September 26, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
  Purpose

The present study will explore the effectiveness of a computer based neurobehavioral intervention in improving cognition and emotion regulation in a college freshmen population. It will increase understanding of emotion-regulation and cognition at a neural-circuit level and aid development of new interventions for emotion regulatory problems.


Condition Intervention
Healthy
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: Computerized Interventions for College Students' Cognitive Functioning and Mental Well-being

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Emotion-regulation - behavioral and fMRI [ Time Frame: 3-month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Cognition - executive function behavioral reaction time [ Time Frame: 3-month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: September 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 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 30 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • internet access

Exclusion Criteria:

  • lifetime psychotic disorder,
  • past-year substance dependence
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01694303

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: NCT01694303     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB-24519
Study First Received: September 24, 2012
Last Updated: September 26, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 25, 2014