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The Association Between the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Medication Adherence in Hypertensive African-Americans

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00227201
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 27, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 25, 2008
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by:
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

September 23, 2005
September 27, 2005
April 25, 2008
June 2003
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The impact of positive affect induction and self-affirmation on medication adherence and blood pressure control.
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The Association Between the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Medication Adherence in Hypertensive African-Americans
The Association Between the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Medication Adherence in Hypertensive African-Americans
The objective of this study is to better understand strategies used by African Americans with hypertension in order to control their blood pressure.
The objective of this study is to better understand strategies used by African Americans with hypertension in order to control their blood pressure. Through the use of qualitative interviews, the beliefs and attitudes toward complementary medicine of African Americans with hypertension will be elucidated.
Observational
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Hypertension
Behavioral: Self-affirmation intervention
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JA Moore, Factors that influenced medication adherence among African-Americans with hypertension, to be presented at the 12th Annual NHLBI Cardiovascular Minority Research Supplement Awardee Session, American Heart Association, November 2004.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients will be African-American adults 18 years or older who were diagnosed with poorly controlled hypertension as defined by the 6th Joint National Committee guidelines (systolic >140 and diastolic >90).
  2. Patients will also be eligible if they are taking any prescribed anti-hypertensive medications.
  3. Patients must be able to provide informed consent in English. Participants will be recruited from Cornell Internal Medicine Associates, the primary care and general medicine practice at Cornell Medical Center, the same site as the parent grant.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients who refused to participate.
  2. Patients who are unable to provide informed consent.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
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NCT00227201
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Weill Medical College of Cornell University
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Principal Investigator: Jason Moore Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Principal Investigator: Mary E Charlson, MD Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
April 2008