Study of Physical Health for Women With Posttraumatic Stress or Depression
The purpose of this study is to obtain a better understanding of how stress is related to health risks.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorders
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||Cardiovascular Risk in Relation to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Young Women|
- Number of Cardiovascular Risk Factors [ Time Frame: Single assessment timepoint ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]This primary outcome will be assessed at the second study visit (1-7 days from first study visit for those who are eligible).
|Study Start Date:||June 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Participants complete up to two study visits of approximately 3-4 hours each. The first study visit involves an interview about life experiences and emotions. If the participant is eligible for the second assessment, the average length of time between visit 1 and visit 2 will be 1-7 days. The second visit included physical measurements such as cholesterol and blood pressure, performing math and speaking tasks, and surveys to help us learn about healthy behaviors and emotions. No further follow-up of participants is conducted beyond the two study visits.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01208844
|United States, Florida|
|Center for Psychological Studies, Nova Southeastern University|
|Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States, 33314-7796|
|Principal Investigator:||Jeffrey L Kibler, PhD||Nova Southeastern University|