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Body-Oriented Therapy for Sexual Abuse Recovery

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00097305
First Posted: November 22, 2004
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2007
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Information provided by:
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to examine and compare the effects of two body therapy approaches in women who have experienced child sexual abuse.

Condition Intervention Phase
Child Abuse, Sexual Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Dissociation Behavioral: Body-Oriented Therapy Behavioral: Standardized Massage Therapy Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Delving Intervention and Mindbody Integration

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Further study details as provided by National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH):

Estimated Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: September 2002
Detailed Description:
Women who have experienced child sexual abuse often display symptoms of dissociation and lack of bodily self-awareness which hinder the recovery process. Mind-body researchers have examined alternative therapeutic approaches to eliminating these factors. This study will compare a standardized therapeutic message to body-oriented therapy which involves a combination of hands-on bodywork and verbal therapy focused on somatic and emotional awareness.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Self-reported child sexual abuse
  • In current psychotherapy for child sexual abuse recovery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Over 6 months of past experience with body-oriented therapy
  • Diagnosis or medications for psychosis
  • Drug or alcohol addiction
  • Current abusive relationship
  • Dissociative disorder
  • In transition on psychotropic medication
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00097305


Locations
United States, Washington
University of Washington School of Nursing
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98195
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Cynthia Price, PhD Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Nursing
  More Information

Publications:
Price, C. Characteristics of women seeking bodywork as an adjunct to psychotherapy during recovery from childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 8(1): 35-42, 2004.
Price, C. Body-oriented therapy as an adjunct to psychotherapy in recovery from childhood abuse: A case study. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 6(4): 228-236, 2002.
Price C. Bodywork for childhood abuse treatment: a pilot-test comparison. 35th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference/16th Annual WIN Assembly, Health Disparities: Meeting the Challenge, April 18-20, 2002, Palm Springs, California. Communicating Nursing Research. 35(10):264, 2002.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00097305     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: F31AT001053 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: November 19, 2004
First Posted: November 22, 2004
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2007
Last Verified: August 2006

Keywords provided by National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH):
Mental Health
Psychotherapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Dissociative Disorders
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders


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