Denver, Colorado 80045


Purpose:

This study seeks to decrease distress in the lives of the caregivers who are helping cancer patients who have entered a phase 1 clinical trial.


Study summary:

This study seeks to decrease distress in the lives of the caregivers who are helping cancer patients who have entered a phase 1 clinical trial. The P1-CaLL study uses a psychosocial intervention aimed at decreasing distress through the utilization of adaptive coping strategies (e.g., meditation, emotion-focused coping) and cognitive behavioral techniques. Caregivers will receive 4 weeks of stress-management sessions (over the phone). Then, they will be randomized to receive 4 more weekly sessions of either Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Metta-Meditation (over the phone). Participants will receive tasks to complete each week.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: 1. Informal caregiver of a patient screening for a phase 1 clinical trial 2. Self-identifies as a caregiver as consistent with the National Study Of Caregiving (NSOC) definition13- individuals who help a patient with self-care, mobility, or household activities (the latter, for health or functioning related reasons) and are either related to the patient (paid or and non-paid) or are unrelated non-paid helpers. 3. Provision to sign and date the consent form. 4. Completes the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-4) screener with a total score of >3. 5. Stated willingness to comply with all study procedures and be available for the duration of the study. 6. Age >18 7. Has consistent access to a telephone 8. Able to read and understand English Exclusion Criteria: 1. Has a cognitive or psychiatric condition prohibiting participation. 2. Current enrollment in another psychosocial intervention trial.


NCT ID:

NCT03557515


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Kristin Kilbourn, MD
University of Colorado, Denver

Kyra Anderson
Phone: 303-724-9527
Email: kyra.anderson@ucdenver.edu


Backup Contact:

Email: mark.morrow@ucdenver.edu
Mark Morrow


Location Contact:

Denver, Colorado 80045
United States

Kyra Anderson
Phone: 303-724-9527
Email: kyra.anderson@ucdenver.edu

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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