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Partner Assistance in Learning and Performing Skin Self-Examination

2014-08-27 03:17:57 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is a behavioral science study designed to identify aspects of the dyadic relationship that promote Skin Self-Examination (SSE) in patients at high risk of developing melanoma. The patient is randomized to receive the educational intervention either as a solo learner or with the partner.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Melanoma

Intervention

Solo intervention and personal educational intervention, Solo intervention and brochure educational session, Paired interventional and brochure educational session, Paired intervention and personal educational intervention

Location

Northwestern University
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60611

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Northwestern University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:57-0400

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