Brief, Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Douching Among Adolescent and Young Women
This study will implement and test a brief, tailored individual-level intervention to be used in two New Orleans adolescent clinics with female patients aged 16-24 who douche.
Behavioral: Brief, motivational interviewing intervention
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
|Official Title:||Brief, Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Douching Among Adolescent and Young Women|
|Study Start Date:||October 2004|
The study implements a client-centered behavioral intervention (CCBI) based on Prochaska’s Transtheoretical Model of Change (TMC) and the intervention will use Miller’s Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques. This intervention will be evaluated using (1) an audio/computer-assisted self-administered interview (ACASI) survey to assess changes in respondents’ douching knowledge, attitudes, and practices, and (2) biological testing for Bacterial Vaginosis.
|United States, Louisiana|
|Orleans Women's Health Clinic|
|New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70119|
|Principal Investigator:||Patricia Kissinger, PhD, RN||Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine|