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Effects of Emotional Stimulation on the Stress Levels of Healthy Persons

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01187797
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 24, 2010
Last Update Posted : October 25, 2010
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of a short-term emotional stimulation on the mood of healthy persons.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Depression Somatization Disorder Anger Anxiety Other: Emotional stimulation Phase 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:
The trial assesses the effects of a emotion-centered stimulation on the mood of healthy persons. The outcomes will be evaluated with standard questionnaires.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 21 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the Effects of a Body-centered Emotional Stimulation in Healthy Persons
Study Start Date : August 2010
Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Study Completion Date : September 2010
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Intervention Other: Emotional stimulation
Increase of the physical correlates of an emotion


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Depression [ Time Frame: After 10 days ]
    Depression scores will be evaluated with the BDI

  2. Somatization [ Time Frame: After 10 days ]
    Somatization will be assessed with the SOMS7 questionnaire


Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 to 45
  • Ability to speak German

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Physical or psychiatric disorders
  • Consume of drugs or alcohol 24 previous to the test
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Germany
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Berlin, Germany, 12200
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
Investigators
Principal Investigator: fernando Dimeo, MD Charite University, Berlin, Germany
More Information

Responsible Party: Fernando Dimeo, Charie Universitätsmedizin Berlin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01187797     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EA408109
First Posted: August 24, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 25, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Somatoform Disorders
Mental Disorders