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Massage Therapy for HIV-positive People : Effects on Anxiety, Depression, Hyperventilation and Quality of Life

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02535429
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 28, 2015
Last Update Posted : August 12, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain

Brief Summary:
Massage therapy during 1 month and evaluation of depression, hyperventilation, anxiety and quality of life

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV-positive Diagnosis Other: massage Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 28 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Study Start Date : July 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anxiety HIV/AIDS

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: massage
massage
Other: massage
No Intervention: Control



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Anxiety measured by Hospital anxiety and depression scale [ Time Frame: 5 minutes ]
  2. Depression measured by Hospital anxiety and depression scale [ Time Frame: 5 minutes ]
  3. Hyperventilation measured by NIJMEGEN questionnaire [ Time Frame: 5 minutes ]
  4. quality of life measured by World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 10 minutes ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HIV-positive diagnosis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • musculoskeletal disorders

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02535429


Locations
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Belgium
Clinique universitaire Saint-Luc
Brussels, Belgium
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain
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Responsible Party: Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02535429    
Other Study ID Numbers: HIV massage
First Posted: August 28, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 12, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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HIV Seropositivity
HIV Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases