Online Program for Social Anxiety
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02792127|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 7, 2016
Last Update Posted : December 29, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Social Anxiety||Behavioral: Online Program for Social Anxiety||Not Applicable|
While there are many benefits to online programs in treating a variety of health issues (i.e., implementation in remote areas, cost-effectiveness, etc.), the primary challenge for online formats is to imitate real-life interactions while promoting a reduction in symptoms. This will be attempted in a six-month online program for social anxiety.
The present study will assess the efficacy of a six-month online program through measures of social anxiety, fear of negative evaluations, unhelpful thoughts, avoidance behaviours and quality of life. This information will be collected from students at baseline and upon completion of the online program.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||101 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Basic Science|
|Official Title:||Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Program for Social Anxiety|
|Study Start Date :||July 2016|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2017|
These participants will be given access to a six-month online program for social anxiety.
Behavioral: Online Program for Social Anxiety
This program will be completed from participants' homes using their own computers. This online format is based on a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy framework (CBT) and involves seven modules that ask participants to engage in a variety of thinking exercises and activities.
No Intervention: Wait List Control
These participants will not be given an intervention until after they have completed the study.
- Social Anxiety [ Time Frame: six months ]A self-report measure that assesses symptoms of distress experienced when socializing with others.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02792127
|Principal Investigator:||Frances Chen, PhD||University of British Columbia|