Web-Based Survey of Pain, Stress and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (PROCAIM)
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|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|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2010|
- Perceived Stress, Mindfulness, Somatization [ Time Frame: 1,3,6,9,12 months ]Online surveys at intervals over 1 year.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00740233
|Principal Investigator:||Deborah Ackerman, Ph.D.||UCLA School of Public Health|