Study of Pain Catastrophizing (SPAC)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03836586|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 11, 2019
Last Update Posted : February 11, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Osteo Arthritis Knee||Behavioral: Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention Behavioral: Pain Education||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||13 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||Participants will be randomized to either a single session cognitive-behavioral intervention to reduce pain catastrophizing or a pain education control group|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Contribution of Pain Catastrophizing to Race Group Differences in Pain and Pain-Related Brain Responses in Older Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis (OA)|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||April 2019|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||March 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||April 2020|
Experimental: Pain Catastrophizing Reduction Group
This group will be assigned to a 30-minute, single-session cognitive-behavioral intervention designed to reduce pain catastrophizing.
Behavioral: Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention
This intervention comprises three components: 1) general education about pain (e.g., pain pathways) and a rationale for the intervention (e.g., gate control theory); 2) impact of positive and negative pain-related thoughts on neural process of pain; and 3) a guided imaginal pain exposure exercise.
Active Comparator: Pain Education Group
This group will receive general information about the neurobiology of pain and knee OA.
Behavioral: Pain Education
General information about the neurobiology of pain and knee osteoarthritis will be given to participants assigned to this intervention.
- Change in Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) [ Time Frame: Baseline; Day 2 ]13-item scale that assesses catastrophic thinking associated with pain. The study team will administer the PCS using traditional instructions (a measure of trait catastrophizing) and instructions to assess situation-specific catastrophizing ("Thinking back to your experience during the laboratory pain testing"). Thoughts and feelings concerning pain are ranked on a 0-4 scale, with 0 being the patient has this thought/feeling 'not at all' to 4, the patient has this thought feeling 'all the time.'
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03836586
|Contact: Ellen Terry, PhDemail@example.com|
|United States, Florida|
|Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science|
|Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32603|
|UF Health at the University of Florida|
|Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610|
|UF Brain Institute|
|Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32611|
|Principal Investigator:||Ellen Terry, PhD||University of Florida|