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Fear of Falling in Patients With Chronic Stroke

2016-10-19 02:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of the study is to evaluate whether combining cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with task-oriented balance training (TOBT) is more effective than general health education (GHE) together with TOBT in promoting fear of falling and reducing activity avoidance behavior.

Description

The null hypothesis of this study will be that no significant difference in the efficacy of the two treatments (CBT + TOBT; GHE + TOBT) in promoting fear of falling and reducing fear avoidance behavior, and thus no significant difference in improving balance ability, reducing fall risks, improving health-related quality of life and community reintegration of people with stroke.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Stroke

Intervention

GHE + TOBT training, CBT + TOBT training

Location

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400

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