Checking Out Checking In: The Development and Validation of an Electronic Screening Tool for Pediatric Psychosocial Distress
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02423031|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : April 22, 2015
Last Update Posted : November 12, 2019
- Medical problems and treatments can cause stress in some people. Researchers want to learn more about how to measure distress in young people with medical illnesses. A screening tool called Checking In will be developed in order to help researchers find ways to identify concerns and stresses common to this group.
- To create a screening tool that will help health care providers identify psychological and social distress in young people with serious illnesses.
- Outpatient youth ages 8 21 who are enrolled on a research protocol at the NIH at the time of the study.
- Phase 1 participants will complete a paper-and-pencil version of Checking In. It asks about mood, pain, fatigue, peer relationships, and sleep. During this phase, participants will be asked about the wording of the questions in Checking In. They will also talk about what they thought of the questions and if they understood them.
- Phase 2 will not involve participant enrollment. During this phase the researchers will be working with technologists to develop the software for an electronic version of Checking In.
- Phase 3 participants will complete an electronic version of Checking In. Researchers will ask questions about the ease or difficulty of using an electronic screen.
- Phase 4 participants and one of their caregivers will complete an electronic version of Checking In. They will also complete other questionnaires related to mood, pain fatigue, peer relationships and sleep. They will be asked their thoughts about using Checking In. On the same day, their NIH doctor will get summary data about their questionnaire answers. The doctor will also provide feedback about the summary form.
- Researchers will compare data from Checking In with data from the other questionnaires.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||380 participants|
|Official Title:||Checking Out Checking In: The Development and Validation of an Electronic Screening Tool for Pediatric Psychosocial Distress|
|Actual Study Start Date :||October 5, 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 31, 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 8, 2025|
caregivers of pediatric patients with cancer and other serious illnesses
pediatric patients with cancer and other serious illnesses
- Positive score on depression, anxiety, pain and fatigue measures [ Time Frame: Ongoing ]Positive score on depression, anxiety, pain and fatigue measures
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|Contact: Lori Wiener, Ph.D.||(240) email@example.com|
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|United States, Colorado|
|Children s Hospital Colorado||Recruiting|
|Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045|
|Contact: Robert Casey 720-777-6594 Robert.email@example.com|
|United States, Maryland|
|Johns Hopkins University||Recruiting|
|Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205|
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|National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike||Recruiting|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892|
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|United States, North Carolina|
|Carolinas Medical Center||Recruiting|
|Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28203|
|Contact: Amii Steele 704-381-9966 Amii.Steele@atriumhealth.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Maryland Pao, M.D.||National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)|