Web-Based Survey of Pain, Stress and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (PROCAIM)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00740233|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 27, 2014
The investigators are inviting people with fibromyalgia, IBS, interstitial cystitis, chronic pain, and other chronic and recurring conditions to sign up and participate in a year-long Internet-based survey to study the effectiveness of alternative medicine and the interactions among stress and coping, pain, and treatment outcomes.
The survey is called PROCAIM, which stands for Patient-Reported Outcomes from Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine. PROCAIM was developed under a grant to UCLA researchers from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
This is a web-based study composed of surveys that will recur at intervals over 1 year!
- Log in to our web site: http://www.procaim.org/
- Register as a New User.
- Select clinic name: ClinicalTrials.gov.
- Read and sign the Consent Form.
After participants"sign" the form with their email address, participants can begin to answer the first in a series of questionnaires. The system will send participants email reminders at the time of each scheduled follow-up for one year.
For further information about PROCAIM, please contact:
- Deborah Ackerman, Ph.D.
- Department of Epidemiology
- UCLA School of Public Health
- Box 951772
- Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772
|Condition or disease|
|Gastrointestinal Diseases Chronic Pain Stress Anxiety Depression|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||2300 participants|
|Study Start Date :||June 2008|
|Primary Completion Date :||October 2010|
|Study Completion Date :||October 2010|
- Perceived Stress, Mindfulness, Somatization [ Time Frame: 1,3,6,9,12 months ]Online surveys at intervals over 1 year.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00740233
|Principal Investigator:||Deborah Ackerman, Ph.D.||UCLA School of Public Health|