LEAF Positive Emotion Intervention for Caregiver

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
CaregiverLEAF Positive Emotion Intervention - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether an online program called LEAF can reduce burden and increase well-being in Alzheimer's caregivers. There are two methods of delivery being compared, and the results will be compared to a control group. If the program is effective, it could be made available to Alzheimer caregivers across the country.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Measures will be taken at 13 months.

Month 13
Caregiver Burden
Caregiver Mastery
Psychological Well-Being

Trial Safety

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

Emotion Reporting Control
1 of 3
Facilitated Intervention
1 of 3
Self-Guided Intervention
1 of 3

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

500 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: LEAF Positive Emotion Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

Facilitated Intervention
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: LEAF Positive Emotion Intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Self-Guided Intervention
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: LEAF Positive Emotion Intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Emotion Reporting Control
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Emotion Reporting Control Condition · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: measures will be taken at 13 months.

Who is running the clinical trial?

Northwestern UniversityLead Sponsor
1,455 Previous Clinical Trials
789,194 Total Patients Enrolled
University of California, San FranciscoOTHER
2,283 Previous Clinical Trials
11,577,245 Total Patients Enrolled
Judith Moskowitz, PhDPrincipal Investigator - Northwestern University
Northwestern University
1 Previous Clinical Trials
1,000 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are 18 or older and identify as the primary caregiver of a family member with Alzheimer's disease or probable Alzheimer's.
You are not a resident of a care facility.
You must speak and read English.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
What site did they apply to?
Northwestern University100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%
How many prior treatments have patients received?

How responsive is this trial?

Typically responds via
Most responsive sites:
  1. Northwestern University: < 48 hours
Average response time
  • < 2 Days