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Mobile Health Application for Family and Behavioral Health Provider Communication

2016-11-04 08:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to examine feasibility, tolerability, utilization, and effectiveness of using the SupportTeam mobile application in the context of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for veterans with PTSD.

Description

Purpose: we will examine feasibility, tolerability, utilization, and effectiveness of using the SupportTeam mobile application in the context of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for veterans with PTSD.

Participants: (N=100) 50 veterans who have served in the military since October 2001 and have PTSD with anger problems; and 50 collateral family members/close friends above the age of 18.

Procedures (methods): All Veterans with PTSD will receive a 12 session standard CBT for anger. Veterans in the intervention group will additionally receive instructions for using SupportTeam with a family member or friend that will provide data for the CBT clinician. Veterans in the control group will receive the CBT sessions, but will not receive the SupportTeam mobile application.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Intervention

Connectd mobile application

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

InferLink Corporation

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-11-04T08:38:21-0400

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