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Computerized Interventions for College Students' Cognitive Functioning and Mental Well-being

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01694303
First Posted: September 27, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 17, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amit Etkin, Stanford University
  Purpose
The present study will explore the effectiveness of a computer based neurobehavioral intervention in improving cognition and emotion regulation in a college freshmen population. It will increase understanding of emotion-regulation and cognition at a neural-circuit level and aid development of new interventions for emotion regulatory problems.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Behavioral: Computerized Neurobehavioral Intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Computerized Interventions for College Students' Cognitive Functioning and Mental Well-being

Further study details as provided by Amit Etkin, Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Emotion-regulation - behavioral and fMRI [ Time Frame: 3-month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Cognition - executive function behavioral reaction time [ Time Frame: 3-month ]

Enrollment: 38
Study Start Date: September 2012
Study Completion Date: September 2013
Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Engaging computerized tasks
Participants will log into a personalized website and engage in computerized tasks online.
Behavioral: Computerized Neurobehavioral Intervention
Targeted, computerized interventions completed from the participants' own home on a computer.
Experimental: Neurobehavioral computerized tasks
Participants will log into a personalized website and engage in computerized tasks online.
Behavioral: Computerized Neurobehavioral Intervention
Targeted, computerized interventions completed from the participants' own home on a computer.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • internet access

Exclusion Criteria:

  • lifetime psychotic disorder,
  • past-year substance dependence
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01694303


Locations
United States, California
Stanford University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Investigators
Study Director: Anett Gyurak, PhD Stanford University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Amit Etkin, Principle Investigator, Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01694303     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB-24519
First Submitted: September 24, 2012
First Posted: September 27, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 17, 2015
Last Verified: July 2015