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Effectiveness of Lemon Essential Oil of Aromatherapy in Reducing Test Anxiety in Nursing Students

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04426799
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 11, 2020
Last Update Posted : June 11, 2020
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
gülcan bahcecioğlu, Ataturk University

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE May 28, 2020
First Posted Date  ICMJE June 11, 2020
Last Update Posted Date June 11, 2020
Actual Study Start Date  ICMJE January 15, 2020
Actual Primary Completion Date January 15, 2020   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: June 8, 2020)
  • Personal Information Form [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ]
    The personal information form contained nine questions on age, gender, education level, profession, place of residence, socio-economic status and total GPA (Grade Point Average).
  • Test Anxiety Scale (TAS) [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ]
    Developed by Bozkurt (2019), the scale evaluates the degree of anxiety students feel before a test on a scale of 0 to 10. A score of 0 indicates no anxiety, while a score of 10 indicates severe anxiety 28
  • State Test Anxiety Scale [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ]
    Developed by Şahin in 2019, this scale determines students' anxiety levels before a test. It is a 4-point Likert-type scale consisting of three sub-dimensions and 22 items. The cognitive dimension consists of nine items (3, 4, 7, 9, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22), wherein the lowest possible score is nine and the highest score is 36. The psychosocial dimension consists of five items (6, 10, 12, 13, 21), wherein the lowest possible score is 5 and the highest score is 20. The physiological dimension includes eight items (1, 2, 5, 8, 11, 15, 17, 19), wherein the lowest possible score is 8 and the highest score is 32. Possible scores on the scale ranged between 22 and 88
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Change History No Changes Posted
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Effectiveness of Lemon Essential Oil of Aromatherapy in Reducing Test Anxiety in Nursing Students
Official Title  ICMJE Lemon Essential Oil in Reducing Test Anxiety
Brief Summary This study examines the effectiveness of lemon essential oil in reducing test anxiety in first-year nursing students.
Detailed Description While studies on the role of aromatherapy in reducing test anxiety exist, those evaluating the effects of lemon essential oil on test anxiety are extremely limited. In this study, the effect of a different aromatherapy application on reducing test anxiety was tried to be determined by using lemon essential oil. It is envisaged to provide an alternative aromatherapy application to students and educators to reduce test anxiety through the results obtained in the study.
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Not Applicable
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Intervention Model Description:
: A randomized, pre-test-post-test design was carried out to examine the effectiveness of lemon essential oil in reducing test anxiety in first-year students of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of a private university in Istanbul.
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Condition  ICMJE Nursing Student
Intervention  ICMJE Other: lemon essential oil
A randomized, pre-test-post-test design was carried out to examine the effectiveness of lemon essential oil in reducing test anxiety in first-year students of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of a private university in Istanbul
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • No Intervention: Control group
    no application
  • Experimental: Experimental group
    application is done
    Intervention: Other: lemon essential oil
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Actual Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: June 8, 2020)
46
Original Actual Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE January 15, 2020
Actual Primary Completion Date January 15, 2020   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

  • No respiratory system diseases (Asthma, Flu etc.)
  • no allergy to any smell, no pregnancy status,
  • absence of epilepsy discomfort,
  • not having a condition that prevents smell, not using any medication that will affect heart rate and blood pressure,

exclusion criteria

  • Any respiratory system disease (Asthma, Flu, etc.).
  • have a known allergic response to essential oil to be used,
  • Lack of smell, use of any medication affecting heart rate and blood pressure,
  • to use other complementary medicine practices
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE Child, Adult, Older Adult
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE Yes
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Turkey
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT04426799
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE 2020/1
Has Data Monitoring Committee Yes
U.S. FDA-regulated Product
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE
Plan to Share IPD: No
Current Responsible Party gülcan bahcecioğlu, Ataturk University
Original Responsible Party Same as current
Current Study Sponsor  ICMJE Ataturk University
Original Study Sponsor  ICMJE Same as current
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE
Principal Investigator: Züfünaz Özer Sabahattin Zaim University
PRS Account Ataturk University
Verification Date June 2020

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