Episodic Future Thinking for Mental Health

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Mental HealthEpisodic Future Thinking - Behavioral
Any Age
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test if a low-cost, brief intervention can help reduce maternal delay discounting (the tendency to value smaller, immediate rewards over larger, but delayed rewards) in order to improve adolescent mental health outcomes in traditionally underserved communities.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 1 week, 4 weeks

Week 4
Change in Delay Discounting 5 Trial Adjusted Measure Score
Baseline, 4 weeks
Change in Alabama Parenting Questionnaire Score
Change in Consideration of Future Consequences Scale Score
Change in Dyadic Parent-Child Interaction Coding System Scores

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Episodic Future Thinking
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

30 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Episodic Future Thinking · No Placebo Group · N/A

Episodic Future Thinking
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Episodic Future Thinking · Intervention Types: Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Episodic Future Thinking

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 1 week, 4 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Maryland, College ParkOTHER
141 Previous Clinical Trials
41,297 Total Patients Enrolled
Henry Ford Health SystemLead Sponsor
264 Previous Clinical Trials
2,012,092 Total Patients Enrolled
Michigan State UniversityOTHER
164 Previous Clinical Trials
596,139 Total Patients Enrolled
University of KansasOTHER
134 Previous Clinical Trials
323,263 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · Female Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have a phone or device that's able to use video conferencing software.
You are able to provide informed consent and take part in all study procedures (assessments and intervention) in English.