Training as usual with psychological flexibility training for Stress

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Stress+1 MorePsychological Flexibility Training (PFT) - Behavioral
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will compare a training program based on Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) to regular training for 600 soldiers in the 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFABs) at Fort Hood, TX. The goal is to see if the ACT-based program enhances resilience (the ability to cope with stress and adversity).

Eligible Conditions
  • Psychological Resilience
  • Stress

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline to 16 months

Baseline to 16 months
Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II (AAQ-II
Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC)
Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2 (DRRI-2) Deployment Environment Scale
Dispositional Recovery and Dysfunction Inventory (DRDI)
General Functioning 12-item subscale (GF12) of the McMaster Family Assessment Device (FAD)
General Self-Efficacy Questionnaire-6 (GSEQ-6)
Anxiety Disorders
Implicit Theories of Intelligence Scale (ITIS)
Multidimensional Psychological Flexibility Inventory (MPFI)
PTSD Checklist (PCL-5)
Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
Response to Stressful Experiences Scale (RSES)
Short Grit Scale (Grit-S)
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Horizontal and Vertical Cohesion
World Health Organization Quality of Life - Brief Version (WHOQOL-BREF; WHO, 2012)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Training as usual
1 of 2
Training as usual with psychological flexibility training
1 of 2

Active Control

600 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Training as usual with psychological flexibility training · No Placebo Group · N/A

Training as usualNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Training as usual · Intervention Types:
Training as usual with psychological flexibility training
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Psychological Flexibility Training (PFT) · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline to 16 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioLead Sponsor
399 Previous Clinical Trials
73,125 Total Patients Enrolled
Alan Peterson, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Texas Health San Antonio
1 Previous Clinical Trials
172 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

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