Health Coaching for Chronic Pain Syndrome

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Chronic Pain SyndromeHealth Coaching - Behavioral
Any Age
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether health coaching is an effective way to improve the symptoms of Pain-CMI for Veterans.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

0 Primary · 6 Secondary · Reporting Duration: post-treatment (12-weeks)

post-treatment (12-weeks)
Behavioral Response to Illness Questionnaire
Brief Pain Inventory
Illness Perception Questionnaire-Revised
Pain Catastrophizing Scale
Patient Health Questionnaire-15
World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Health Coaching
1 of 2
Supportive Psychotherapy
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

250 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Health Coaching · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Health Coaching
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Health Coaching · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Supportive Psychotherapy
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Supportive Psychotherapy · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Health Coaching

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: post-treatment (12-weeks)

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,485 Previous Clinical Trials
2,741,969 Total Patients Enrolled
Lisa Marie McAndrew, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorEast Orange Campus of the VA New Jersey Health Care System, East Orange, NJ
1 Previous Clinical Trials
220 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
and 250 Veterans without Pain-CMI
This text discusses the similarities between the content management system (CMS) CMI and the Kansas City (Steele) definition of CMI
Pain that is rated at least 4 on a 0 to 10 point pain bothersome scale is reported to be wide-spread.
They rate their activity limitations at least a 3 on a 0 to 10 point scale.