Pain, Psychiatric Disorders, and Disability Among Veterans With and Without Polytrauma
We believe information to be obtained from this proposed study will prove critical for planning future VA healthcare strategies and developing effective and efficient treatments targeting pain and emotional adjustment difficulties among individuals with polytrauma and returning Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) personnel. More specifically, this study will be the first to provide systematic data regarding pain and emotional problem prevalence, course, associated impairments, risk factors, and barriers to care and community reintegration among returning OEF and OIF service members with and without polytrauma.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Pain, Psychiatric Disorders, and Disability Among Veterans With and Without Polytrauma|
- Numeric Rating Scales of Pain Over Past Week (11 Point Likert Scale) [ Time Frame: Baseline, 6 months, 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Numeric Pain Rating Scale is a self-report measure of "usual" (average) pain intensity over the last week; response options range from "no pain" (0) to "worst pain imaginable" (10). A score >3 indicates moderate-to-severe pain.
|Study Start Date:||July 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||September 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00645970
|United States, Florida|
|James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, FL|
|Tampa, Florida, United States, 33612|
|Principal Investigator:||Michael E Clark, PhD MA||James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, FL|