Brief Online Intervention for Chronic Pain
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01639196|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 12, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 14, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Chronic Pain||Other: Self-compassion writing Other: Self-efficacy writing|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||93 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||The Expressive Writing Paradigm: A Study of Therapeutic Effectiveness for Chronic Pain|
|Study Start Date :||July 2012|
|Primary Completion Date :||January 2013|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2013|
|Experimental: Self-compassion writing||
Other: Self-compassion writing
Participants are instructed to write about their chronic pain in a way that elicits self-compassion for 20 minutes once a week for three consecutive weeks.
|Active Comparator: Self-efficacy writing||
Other: Self-efficacy writing
Participants are instructed to write about their chronic pain in a way that elicits self-efficacy for 20 minutes once a week for three consecutive weeks.
- Change from Baseline in Self-Compassion Scale [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline in Self-Compassion Scale at 4 weeks ]
- Change from Baseline in Pain Self-Efficacy Scale [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline in Pain Self-Efficacy Scale at 4 weeks ]
- Change from Baseline in Pain Severity [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline in Pain Severity at 4 weeks ]Pain severity is measured on a 10-point rating scale.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01639196
|Principal Investigator:||Mary Ann Hoffman, PhD||University of Maryland College Park|