FSU Hypertension Self-Care Training Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01770756|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2015 by Florida State University.
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : January 18, 2013
Last Update Posted : July 31, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Hypertension||Behavioral: Self-Care Training||Not Applicable|
The FSU College of Social Work and the Department of Psychology are seeking adults age 25 and older with a clinical diagnosis of hypertension for a randomized trial using willpower to manage high blood pressure. Voluntary participants will complete three phases: baseline, intervention, and post-treatment. Baseline phase includes a preliminary phone screening, fasting blood draw, physiological test (measuring heart rate variability, chest compression, etc.), and a psychosocial inventory. Intervention phase includes 8 weeks of once weekly trainings (approximately one hour long) to be held on a weekday evening. Participants will be randomly assigned to one of the two willpower groups and will be asked to rehearse the willpower method at least once daily for 30 minutes during these 8 weeks. Post-treatment phase includes two follow-up booster sessions (at week 12 and week 16) for refreshing willpower techniques, a follow-up fasting blood draw, a physiological test, and a psychosocial inventory.
Participation is completely voluntary and confidential. Volunteers completing each of the phases will be compensated $100 for their time. If someone is interested in participating, they should call our office at 850-645-0247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Improving the Willpower-based Self-care for Hypertension|
|Study Start Date :||August 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 2016|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 2016|
Experimental: Enhancing willpower using active skills
This group will use active tasks such as learning skills using hands to enhance willpower.
Behavioral: Self-Care Training
Experimental: Enhancing willpower using passive tasks
This group will use passive tasks such as taking still postures to enhance willpower.
Behavioral: Self-Care Training
- Effects of two forms of self-care training on overall health of adults with hypertension [ Time Frame: 20 weeks from beginning of training sessions ]
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): NCT01770756
|United States, Florida|
|FSU College of Social Work|
|Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 32306|
|Principal Investigator:||Amy L Ai, PhD||Florida State University|