Resiliency Training for Adults With Neurofibromatosis Via Live Videoconferencing

Description

The aims of this study are to compare the effect and durability of two stress and symptom management programs tailored for patients with neurofibromatosis on quality of life and psychosocial functioning.

Study Start Date

October, 01 2017

Estimated Completion Date

January 2022

Interventions

  • Behavioral: Stress and Symptom Management Program 1
  • Behavioral: Stress and Symptom Management Program 2

Study ID

Massachusetts General Hospital -- 2017P000143

Status

Recruiting

Trial ID

NCT03406208

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

224

Sponsor

Massachusetts General Hospital

Inclusion Criteria

  • Has a diagnosis of NF1, NF2, or Schwannomatosis
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Is capable of completing and fully understanding the informed consent process, study procedures, and study assessments in English
  • At least 6th grade self-reported reading level
  • Self-reported difficulties coping with stress and NF-symptoms
  • Score of 6 or higher on Perceived Stress Scale 4-Item (PSS-4)

Exclusion Criteria

  • Has major medical comorbidity not NF related expected to worsen in the next 12 months
  • Recent (within past 3 months) change in antidepressant medication
  • Recent (within past 3 months) participation in cognitive behavioral therapy or relaxation therapy
  • Has significant mental health diagnosis requiring immediate treatment (e.g., bipolar disorder, psychotic disorder, active substance use dependence)
  • Unable or unwilling to complete assessments electronically via REDCap
  • Unable or unwilling to participate in group videoconferencing sessions

Gender

All

Ages

18 Years and older

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (1)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles AnaMaria Vranceanu PhD 617-643-7996 avranceanu@mgh.harvard.edu

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