Medical Mindfulness: Virtual Reality Mindfulness Therapy for Eating Disorders
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03745833|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 19, 2018
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Eating Disorder Anxiety Abdominal Pain||Device: Virtual Reality Mindfulness||Not Applicable|
In this study, investigators hope to 1) assess acceptance of VR mindfulness among inpatient adolescents and young adults with eating disorders 2) assess effects of VR mindfulness on perceived abdominal pain and 3) determine the impact of VR mindfulness on anxiety scores.
This study is designed to test the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of VR mindfulness in patients as they undergo various medical and nutritional therapies to treat their conditions.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||30 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Medical Mindfulness: Virtual Reality Mindfulness Therapy for Anxiety and Pain Management in Adolescent and Young Adult Patients With Eating Disorders|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||January 2019|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 2019|
Participants will be shown a brief VR-based mindfulness intervention after meals.
Device: Virtual Reality Mindfulness
Participating patients will be provided with a VR headset (pre-programmed with mindfulness content) after lunch for 15 minutes with supervision while on strict bedrest. The headset will be collected following the intervention. Patients are currently provided with a post-meal survey following all meals as part of the standard of care, and will complete the survey following the lunchtime intervention.
- Abdominal pain [ Time Frame: 1 hour after meals ]We will measure pre- and post-intervention pain scores using the validated Faces Pain Scale
- Anxiety [ Time Frame: 1 hour after meals ]We will measure pre- and post-intervention anxiety scores using the validated Hamilton Anxiety Scale
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03745833
|Contact: Megen Vo, MDemail@example.com|
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