The Psychosocial Effect of Thoughts of Personal Mortality on Cardiac Risk Assessment by Medical Students

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jamie Arndt, University of Missouri-Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00500136
First received: July 10, 2007
Last updated: October 3, 2016
Last verified: October 2016

July 10, 2007
October 3, 2016
January 2007
May 2007   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Responses on a scale of 0-100 to each of three cardiac risk questions [ Time Frame: immediate ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00500136 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
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The Psychosocial Effect of Thoughts of Personal Mortality on Cardiac Risk Assessment by Medical Students
The Effects of Religion and Motivation on Medical Decision Making: A Terror Management Approach
This study was designed to examine if provoking thoughts of mortality among medical students can influence cardiac risk assessments depending on the religion of the target patient.
This study was designed to examine whether and how provoking thoughts of mortality among medical students can influence cardiac risk assessments depending on the religion of the target patient.
Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Prejudice
Procedure: mortality salience
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Greenberg J, Solomon S, Pyszczynski T. Terror management theory of self-esteem and cultural worldviews: Empirical assessments and conceptual refinements. In: Zanna MP, ed. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology. San Diego, CA: Academic Press; 1997:61-139.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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May 2007
May 2007   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • medical students

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non-medical students
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Child, Adult, Senior
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT00500136
1078398, R01CA096581
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Jamie Arndt, University of Missouri-Columbia
University of Missouri-Columbia
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Principal Investigator: Jamie Arndt, PhD University of Missouri-Columbia
University of Missouri-Columbia
October 2016

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