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Parenting Videos In Primary Care

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00558987
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 16, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2009
The Thomas Wilson Sanitarium for Children of Baltimore City
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a video-based parent education intervention delivered in the primary care setting on parents and other caregivers discipline attitudes and practices.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Discipline Attitudes Discipline Practices Behavioral: Discipline Video Behavioral: Nutrition Video Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 122 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Enhancing Anticipatory Guidance About Discipline for Low-Income Families: A Video Intervention Project
Study Start Date : February 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2009

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Behavioral: Discipline Video
  1. The discipline video will be shown to the caregiver before the visit while they are waiting to see the doctor. The video gives specific guidance on avoiding physical discipline, setting consistent, safe and age appropriate limits.
  2. A copy of the discipline video and the handout reinforcing the messages presented in the video will be given to the caregiver by the research staff to share with other caregivers.
Other Name: "Positive discipline: Vol. 2" by Injoy Videos

Sham Comparator: 2 Behavioral: Nutrition Video
A brief educational video on nutrition information, a topic not related to discipline.
Other Name: "Childhood Nutrition: Vol. 2" by Injoy Videos

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Frequency of spanking [ Time Frame: baseline and 6 week follow-up ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Attitudes about Discipline [ Time Frame: baseline and 6 week follow-up ]
  2. Type of discipline practices used [ Time Frame: baseline and 6 week follow-up ]
  3. Discussion with pediatric provider [ Time Frame: immediately post visit ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult caregivers of children ages 12 to 36 months with a scheduled well-child visit.
  • Caregivers must be older than 18 years of age, must be considered a consistent caregiver for the child, must be the primary caregiver at least 2 days per week, and must live with the child.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Caregivers previously enrolled in the study.
  • Caregivers who do not speak or read English,
  • Caregivers not able to give contact information for follow-up,
  • Caregivers of a child who has a severe behavioral problem or developmental delay as reported by the parent during the initial recruitment phone call.

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00558987

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United States, Maryland
Harriet Lane Primary Care Clinic
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21287
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
The Thomas Wilson Sanitarium for Children of Baltimore City
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Study Director: Rachel A Dodge, MD, MPH Johns Hopkins University
Principal Investigator: Anne K Duggan, ScD Johns Hopkins University
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Responsible Party: Anne Duggan, ScD, Johns Hopkins University Identifier: NCT00558987    
Other Study ID Numbers: TW-101251
First Posted: November 16, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 29, 2009
Last Verified: January 2009
Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins University:
Primary Care