Aromatherapy for Anxiety Among Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03818490|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 28, 2019
Last Update Posted : January 28, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Anxiety Autism Spectrum Disorder||Other: Bergamot Aromatherapy||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||28 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Bergamot Aromatherapy for Anxiety in a Medical Office Among Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized, Controlled Trial|
|Actual Study Start Date :||June 24, 2016|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 9, 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 30, 2018|
Experimental: Bergamot Aromatherapy
Patients in this group inhaled bergamot essential oil for 15 minutes at the start of their medical office visit.
Other: Bergamot Aromatherapy
Patients in this group inhaled bergamot essential oil for 15 minutes.
No Intervention: Control
Patients in this group did not experience an intervention.
- Change from baseline State Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children [ Time Frame: baseline and after the 15 minute intervention ]Self reported anxiety survey measuring state anxiety in children through 20 questions with a score ranging from 0-60 with higher scores representing higher anxiety.
- Change from baseline in Blood Pressure [ Time Frame: baseline and after the 15 minute intervention ]Routine blood pressure measurement
- Change from baseline in Heart Rate [ Time Frame: baseline and after the 15 minute intervention ]Routine heart rate measurement
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03818490
|United States, Tennessee|
|Franklin Institute of Wellness|
|Franklin, Tennessee, United States, 37067|