Fear of Falling in Patients With Chronic Stroke

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


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.


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




GHE + TOBT training, CBT + TOBT training


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
Hong Kong


Active, not recruiting


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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