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Behavioral Intervention

Behavioral Parenting Intervention for ADHD (PERS Trial)

Research Sponsored by Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be younger than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline (week 0 prior to first therapy session), endpoint (after 8th therapy session which on average is 12 weeks later ))
Awards & highlights

PERS Trial Summary

This trial is testing if a parent's ability to regulate emotions affects how well they respond to training to improve their parenting skills and their child's behavior problems.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for parents of children aged 5-12 with ADHD and mild Oppositional Defiant Disorder symptoms. Parents must speak English, have a smartphone or tablet, live with the child most of the time, and not have another child in the study.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests if how well parents manage their emotions affects the success of behavioral training aimed at improving parenting skills and reducing behavior problems in kids with ADHD.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since this is a behavioral intervention focusing on parent training, there are no direct medical side effects. However, participating may temporarily increase stress or emotional discomfort.

PERS Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline (week 0 prior to first therapy session), endpoint (after 8th therapy session which on average is 12 weeks later ))
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline (week 0 prior to first therapy session), endpoint (after 8th therapy session which on average is 12 weeks later )) 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 Oppositional Defiant Disorder Symptoms (change from baseline to endpoint)
Secondary outcome measures
Change from Baseline (before therapy) Corporal Punishment at Endpoint (after last therapy session)
Change from Baseline (before therapy) Inconsistent Discipline at Endpoint (after last therapy session)
Change from Baseline (before therapy) Overall Impairment at Endpoint (after last therapy session)
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PERS Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Behavior TherapyExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
8 sessions of an evidence based parenting program to address oppositional behaviors and ADHD symptoms at home. All participants are in this arm.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterLead Sponsor
494 Previous Clinical Trials
2,798,777 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
50 Patients Enrolled for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Media Library

Behavioral Parenting Intervention (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05299814 — N/A
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Research Study Groups: Behavior Therapy
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinical Trial 2023: Behavioral Parenting Intervention Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05299814 — N/A
Behavioral Parenting Intervention (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05299814 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Will this clinical research include people who are over 20 years old?

"Children aged 5 to 12 can participate in this particular study, which is one of 101 trials for patients under 18 or 28 for those over 65."

Answered by AI

Are patients being enrolled in this trial at the current time?

"Yes, the trial is still open for recruitment according to the information on clinicaltrials.gov. The study was first advertised on April 13th, 2017 and received its most recent update on March 18th, 2022. So far, 65 individuals have been enrolled at a single site."

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How many test subjects are there in this clinical trial?

"That is accurate, the online clinicaltrial.gov registry shows that this research is actively enrolling patients. The study was first announced on April 13th, 2017 and updated as recently as March 18th, 2022. They are looking for a total of 65 individuals from 1 medical location."

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Could I possibly take part in this experiment?

"Currently, this clinical trial is only enrolling 65 patients that meet the following criteria: a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd) between the ages of 5 and 12, a parent-reported mild level of symptoms of Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) on the Disruptive Behavior Disorder Rating Scale (DBDRS)."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
Penn State Health Dept of Psychiatry
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria
Did not meet criteria

How responsive is this trial?

Typically responds via
~6 spots leftby Dec 2024