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Behavioral Intervention

Pain, Stress, and Emotions for Chronic Pain

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Pain, Stress and EmotionsPhase < 1RecruitingResearch Sponsored by Stanford University

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether a 2-hour online class about pain, stress, and emotions can help people with chronic pain. Surveys will be filled out before and after the class, and at different intervals afterwards to see if the class had an impact.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have been experiencing pain for more than 3 months.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~change from baseline to 1-month follow-up (with secondary 2-month follow-up)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and change from baseline to 1-month follow-up (with secondary 2-month follow-up) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Pain Intensity NRS
Secondary outcome measures
Ambivalence over Emotional Expression (AEQ)
Emotion-Approach Coping
Pain Bothersomeness
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Other outcome measures
Pain Catastrophizing Scores; measured with Pain Catastrophizing Scale

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Pain, Stress, & Emotions ClassExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
No active or placebo comparator will be used. This is a single-arm study design.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Stanford UniversityLead Sponsor
2,324 Previous Clinical Trials
17,287,613 Total Patients Enrolled
35 Trials studying Chronic Pain
9,100 Patients Enrolled for Chronic Pain

Media Library

Pain, Stress and Emotions (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05014126 — Phase < 1
Chronic Pain Research Study Groups: Pain, Stress, & Emotions Class
Chronic Pain Clinical Trial 2023: Pain, Stress and Emotions Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05014126 — Phase < 1
Pain, Stress and Emotions (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05014126 — Phase < 1

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

How many individuals have enrolled in this research endeavor?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov data suggests that this medical trial, which debuted on August 20th 2021, is currently looking for participants. A total of 120 persons must be recruited from a single site."

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Does this trial have any age limitations, particularly for individuals aged 25 or above?

"This medical trial has a minimum age requirement of 18 years old and an upper limit at 80."

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To whom is enrollment for this medical experiment accessible?

"Prospective patients must possess certain characteristics in order to take part in the study: a diagnosis of chronic pain, and ages between 18-80. This trial is aiming to enrol up to 120 individuals."

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Is it possible to register for the clinical trial at this moment in time?

"Affirmative. According to the information present on clinicaltrials.gov, this research endeavour is actively searching for volunteers with its original post date of August 20th 2021 and most recent edit being May 12th 2022. One site seeks 120 participants in total."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
North Carolina
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
Stanford University
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria
Met criteria
How many prior treatments have patients received?
Recent research and studies
~37 spots leftby Nov 2024