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Richmond, Virginia 23298


Purpose:

To learn more about how a family treatment program helps people after brain injury. Specifically, do families feel better and function better after going through the program, and do patients feel better and function better after going through the program.


Study summary:

To evaluate the efficacy of a structured outpatient family intervention program (BIFI) on family members' emotional well being, life satisfaction, needs, and family functioning; and to evaluate the impact of the BIFI on the emotional well being, life satisfaction, functional independence, vocational status, and neurobehavioral functioning of persons with acquired brain injury (ABI).


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Family members/caregiver friends and persons with acquired brain injury (ABI) who are at least three months postinjury. ABI is defined as damage to brain tissue caused by stroke, aneurysm, anoxia, or an external mechanical force as evidenced by: loss of consciousness, post traumatic amnesia (PTA), objective neurological findings, or skull fracture. Exclusion Criteria: - Families including individuals at imminent risk of psychiatric hospitalization, or in imminent danger of hurting themselves or others, as judged by the investigators. - Individuals under 18 years of age.


NCT ID:

NCT00205530


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Jeffrey S Kreutzer, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Richmond, Virginia 23298
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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