Self-monitoring and personalized stress management for Stress, Psychological

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
2
Safety
Stress, Health, and Daily Experiences Laboratory, University Park, PA
Stress, Psychological+1 More
Self-monitoring and personalized stress management - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This research study is being done to better understand how people experience stress in everyday life and how that stress may relate to sleep and physical activity. We are also testing stress management approaches that are intended to reduce stress responses in everyday life.

Eligible Conditions

  • Stress, Psychological
  • Stress (Psychology)

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Stress, Psychological

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 11 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Assessed daily for 4 weeks. Changes in sleep behaviors from prior to intervention to during the intervention period.

Week 4
Activity behaviors - meets recommended moderate-vigorous activity recommendation threshold
Activity behaviors - time spent in light physical activity
Activity behaviors - time spent in moderate or vigorous physical activity
Activity behaviors - time spent sitting
Activity behaviors - time spent standing
Activity behaviors - total sit-stand transitions
Activity behaviors - total step count
Week 4
Sleep - meets recommended sleep recommendation
Sleep - sleep efficiency
Sleep - total sleep time
Sleep - wake after sleep onset
Week 4
Stress responses in everyday life
Changes from baseline to post-intervention (one month later)
Insomnia symptoms
Mood
Perceived Stress
Reported physical activity
Reported sleep quality
Social support
Stress
Stress mindset
Stress-related thoughts

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

2 of 3
This is further along than 68% of similar trials

Other trials for Stress, Psychological

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Self-monitoring and general stress management
1 of 2
Self-monitoring and individualized stress management
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

210 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Self-monitoring and personalized stress management · No Placebo Group · Phase 2

Self-monitoring and individualized stress management
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Self-monitoring and personalized stress management · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Self-monitoring and general stress management
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Self-monitoring and general stress management · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: assessed daily for 4 weeks. changes in sleep behaviors from prior to intervention to during the intervention period.
Closest Location: Stress, Health, and Daily Experiences Laboratory · University Park, PA
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N/AFirst Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Stress, Psychological
0 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

Oregon State UniversityOTHER
44 Previous Clinical Trials
8,153 Total Patients Enrolled
University of California, MercedOTHER
10 Previous Clinical Trials
2,126 Total Patients Enrolled
Stony Brook UniversityOTHER
193 Previous Clinical Trials
34,377 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Stress, Psychological
262 Patients Enrolled for Stress, Psychological
National Institute on Aging (NIA)NIH
1,348 Previous Clinical Trials
3,261,687 Total Patients Enrolled
11 Trials studying Stress, Psychological
2,611 Patients Enrolled for Stress, Psychological
Penn State UniversityLead Sponsor
310 Previous Clinical Trials
114,222 Total Patients Enrolled
5 Trials studying Stress, Psychological
615 Patients Enrolled for Stress, Psychological
Joshua M Smyth, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorPenn State University
Jillian A Johnson, PhDStudy DirectorPenn State University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are between the ages of 35-65 years.
You are willing to comply with all study procedures and are available for the duration of the study.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.