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Experimental: Safety Behavior Fading for Social Anxiety

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Research Sponsored by Florida State University
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
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Must have
Stable Psychotropic Medications for 4 weeks prior to participation
Be older than 18 years old
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up time frame: day 0, day 14, day 28, day 56
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Study Summary

This trial will test how well text messages can help people form healthy habits.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for individuals with social anxiety, as indicated by a score greater than 29 on the Social Phobia Inventory. Participants must have been on stable psychotropic medications for at least four weeks and should not be currently receiving psychotherapy specifically for social anxiety.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study is testing a text message-based intervention designed to reduce safety behaviors that people with social anxiety might rely on. It's being compared to an active control group to measure its effectiveness in managing symptoms of social anxiety.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this trial involves behavioral interventions through text messaging rather than medication or medical procedures, traditional physical side effects are not expected. However, participants may experience increased anxiety or discomfort when reducing their safety behaviors.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

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My mental health medications have been the same for the last 4 weeks.

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~time frame: day 0, day 14, day 28, day 56
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and time frame: day 0, day 14, day 28, day 56 for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change in Social Phobia Inventory (SPIN)
Secondary outcome measures
Change in Center For Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale, Ten Item Version (CESD-10)
Change in Self-Beliefs Related to Social Anxiety Scale (SBSA)
Change in Subtle Avoidance Frequency Examination (SAFE) scale
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Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Experimental: Safety Behavior FadingExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
This treatment lasts a total of 28 days. Participants will be asked to identify common safety behaviors related to social anxiety. For the next 14 days, participants will receive instructions to fade out these behaviors. After 14 days, participants will be asked to re-select their target safety behaviors and continue to reduce them over the next two weeks.
Group II: Unhealthy Behavior FadingActive Control1 Intervention
This treatment lasts a total of 28 days. Participants will be asked to identify common unhealthy behaviors related to social anxiety. For the next 14 days, participants will receive instructions to fade out these behaviors. After 14 days, participants will be asked to re-select their target unhealthy behaviors and continue to reduce them over the next two weeks.
Treatment
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Safety Behavior Fading for Social Anxiety
2021
N/A
~160

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Florida State UniversityLead Sponsor
198 Previous Clinical Trials
30,567 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Are any positions still available to participants in this experiment?

"According to information on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is not currently accepting patients; the initial posting was on January 1st 2024 and the most recent update happened in December 5th 2023. However, there are 449 other trials that are actively seeking out participants right now."

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Does this research endeavor include elderly persons in its recruitment?

"As pre-ordained by the qualifications for this trial, adults aged 18 to 65 are eligible to take part in the study."

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What criteria must be met in order to qualify for participation in this investigation?

"Eligible prospects must suffer from social anxiety and fall between the age of 18 and 65. The trial itself will include roughly 124 participants."

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~25 spots leftby Jun 2024