Coping Compliance and Adjustment in Adolescents With Cystic Fibrosis
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00577252|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 20, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 24, 2009
|Condition or disease|
OVERVIEW: We anticipate that the data we collect will help us better understand some of the factors associated with improved coping, treatment compliance, and emotional adjustment, which, in turn, may suggest possible interventions to improve compliance, emotional adjustment, and general physical health. Specific hypotheses include the following:
- Subjects who score high on measures of positive coping will have greater levels of treatment compliance and psychological well-being.
- Subjects who score high on measures of negative coping will have lower levels of treatment compliance and psychological well-being.
- Subjects who score high on measures of positive religious coping will have greater levels of treatment compliance and psychological well being.
- Subjects who score high on measures of negative religious coping will have lower levels of treatment compliance and psychological well-being.
- Subjects who score high on measures of internal locus of control will have higher levels of treatment compliance and psychological well-being compared to subjects who score low on measures of internal locus of control.
- Subjects who score high on measures of treatment compliance will have higher levels of physical health.
- We do not anticipate a positive correlation between positive coping mechanisms and general physical health; however, subjects who score high on measures of negative coping may have lower levels of general physical health (e.g., lower PFTs, increased rates and lengths of hospitalizations) probably due to third variables (e.g., if someone uses denial as a coping mechanism, it may lead to poor treatment compliance, which may lead to declines in physical health).
- Anecdotal evidence suggests that parental education may be positively correlated with treatment compliance, but this has not been evaluated. Likewise, anecdotal evidence suggest that marital status may be correlated with treatment compliance (probably because of third variables, e.g., if, as much research suggests, divorce is related to lower SES and fewer social supports, these factors may in turn interfere with treatment compliance). Two questions on the demographic sheet will allow us to explore whether or not this may be worth exploring further.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Official Title:||Coping Compliance and Adjustment in Adolescents With Cystic Fibrosis|
|Study Start Date :||October 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 2008|
Adolescents with CF.
- Multiple measures of coping strategies in adolescents with cystic fibrosis. [ Time Frame: Single visit ]
- Coping startegies will be correlated with measures of clinical illness. [ Time Frame: Single visit ]
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|United States, Ohio|
|Akron Children's Hospital|
|Akron, Ohio, United States, 44308|
|Principal Investigator:||Nathan C Kraynack, MD||Akron Children's Hospital|