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Uveitis in Relation to Perceived Stress: A Prospective Study

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2009 by The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01025986
First Posted: December 4, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 4, 2009
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Information provided by:
The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to conduct a prospective analysis to determine the relationship between disease activity of noninfectious uveitis and stress.

Condition
Uveitis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Uveitis in Relation to Perceived Stress: A Prospective Study

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Further study details as provided by The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary:

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: July 2009
Groups/Cohorts
Noninfectious Uveitis

Detailed Description:
Patients presenting at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEEI) who meet the inclusion criteria will be recruited prospectively. Patients diagnosed with non-infectious uveitis will be asked to self-administer the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) - 10, following informed consent. Patient demographics will also be collected. The presence of inflammation will be then be assessed by the investigator. Patients will be asked to complete the PSS-10 again at all subsequent standard-of-care visits within a 6-month timeframe. PSS-10 scores are obtained by reversing the scores on the four positive items (4, 5, 7 and 8), then summing across all 10 items. Patient and the investigator will be masked to the PSS scores.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients presenting at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary diagnosed with uveitis
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • At least 18 years of age with a diagnosis of non-infectious uveitis
  • Able to self-administer the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) - 10

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of infectious uveitis
  Contacts and Locations
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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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01025986


Locations
United States, New York
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Recruiting
New York, New York, United States, 10003
Contact: Katy Tai, CCRC       ktai@nyee.edu   
Principal Investigator: C. Michael Samson, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Sanjay Kedhar, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  More Information

Responsible Party: C. Michael Samson, MD, Principal Investigator, The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01025986     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NYEE120309
First Submitted: December 3, 2009
First Posted: December 4, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 4, 2009
Last Verified: December 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uveitis
Uveal Diseases
Eye Diseases