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Mindfulness-based Intervention for Teenagers With Cancer

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01783418
First Posted: February 4, 2013
Last Update Posted: January 12, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise, St. Justine's Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of a mindfulness-based meditation intervention on quality of life, sleep and mood in adolescents with cancer compared to a control group.

Condition Intervention
Pediatric Cancer Behavioral: Mindfulness Intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: A Randomized, Wait-list Controlled Clinical Trial: the Effects of a Mindfulness-based Intervention on Quality of Life, Sleep and Mood in Adolescents With Cancer.

Further study details as provided by Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise, St. Justine's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in Mood From Baseline to Post-intervention and 6 Months Post-intervention [ Time Frame: Baseline, Post-intervention (8 weeks) ]

    Beck Youth Inventory - Anxiety scale Subscale range: 0 (minimum score) - 60 (maximum score)

    Higher scores indicate higher anxiety and a worse outcome


  • Changes in Quality of Life From Baseline to Post-intervention and 6 Months Post-intervention [ Time Frame: Baseline, Post-intervention (8 weeks) ]

    Pediatric Cancer Quality of Life Inventory

    Scale range: 0 (minimum score) to 108 (maximum score) Higher scores represent better outcomes


  • Changes Sleep From Baseline to Post-intervention and 6 Months Post-intervention [ Time Frame: Baseline, Post-intervention (8 weeks) ]

    Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index

    Score range: 0 (minimum score) - 21 (maximum score)

    Higher scores indicate worse outcomes


  • Changes in Mood From Baseline to Post-intervention and 6 Months Post-intervention [ Time Frame: baseline, Post-intervention (8 weeks) ]

    Beck youth inventories - Depression scale

    Subscale range: 0 (minimum score) - 60 (maximum score)

    Higher scores a worse outcome


  • Changes in Mood From Baseline to Post-intervention and 6 Months Post-intervention [ Time Frame: baseline, Post-intervention (8 weeks) ]

    PANAS-C - Positive affect

    Score range: 0 (minimum score) - 50 (maximum score)

    High scores represent better outcomes


  • Changes in Mood From Baseline to Post-intervention and 6 Months Post-intervention [ Time Frame: Baseline, Post-intervention (8 weeks) ]

    PANAS-C - Negative affect

    Score range: 0 (minimum score) - 50 (maximum score) Higher scores represent worse outcomes



Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in Mindfulness Propensity and Skills From Baseline to Post-intervention and 6 Months Post-intervention [ Time Frame: Baseline, Post-intervention (8 weeks) ]

    Children and Adolescent Mindfulness Measure Score range: 0 (minimum score) - 40 (maximum score)

    Higher scores represent better outcomes



Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Mindfulness intervention Behavioral: Mindfulness Intervention
Mindfulness-based intervention adapted for teenagers
Active Comparator: Wait-list control Behavioral: Mindfulness Intervention
Mindfulness-based intervention adapted for teenagers

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Teenagers (ages 12-18) with cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No ongoing or lifetime severe psychopathology, such as schizophrenia, psychosis, delusional disorders or organic mental disorders
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01783418


Locations
Canada, Quebec
CHU Sainte-Justine, Mother and Child University Hospital Center
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3T 1C5
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Justine's Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise, Ph.D. candidate Université de Montréal
Study Director: Marie Achille, Ph.D. Université de Montréal
Study Director: Serge Sultan, Ph.D. Université de Montréal, St. Justine's Hospital
Study Director: Majorie Vadnais, M.D. St. Justine's Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise, Ph.D. Candidate, clinical psychology, Université de Montréal, St. Justine's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01783418     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3550
First Submitted: January 29, 2013
First Posted: February 4, 2013
Results First Submitted: September 24, 2015
Results First Posted: January 12, 2016
Last Update Posted: January 12, 2016
Last Verified: December 2015

Keywords provided by Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise, St. Justine's Hospital:
mindfulness-based meditation
pediatric cancer
adolescence
quality of life
sleep
affect
health psychology