CLINICAL TRIAL

Luci Coach Assisted Intervention for Cognitive Decline

EnrollingByInvitation · 18+ · All Sexes · Montréal, Canada

Multidomain Intervention on Modifiable Lifestyle Risk Factors for Dementia Prevention

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About the trial for Cognitive Decline

Eligible Conditions
Cognitive Decline · Risky Behaviors · Dementia · Cognitive Dysfunction

Treatment Groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. Luci Coach Assisted Intervention is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Main TreatmentA portion of participants receive this new treatment to see if it outperforms the control.
Luci Coach Assisted Intervention
BEHAVIORAL
Control TreatmentAnother portion of participants receive the standard treatment to act as a baseline.

Eligibility

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 6 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Inclusion & Exclusion Checklist
Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Someone who is computer literate is someone who can read emails and browse the internet, as well as having access to a computer, smartphone or tablet with an internet connection. show original
I will not participate in any other program related to any of the three intervention domains for the duration of the trial. show original
The subjects who followed a Mediterranean-type diet had a low score on the adapted Canadian Mediterranean Diet Scale, and did not have a severe food allergy or intolerance or history of eating disorder. show original
People who score low on the Cognitive Activity Questionnaire are not very engaged in cognitively stimulating activities. show original
The study found that people who engage in low levels of physical activity (defined as less than 150 minutes/week) of moderate to vigorous physical activity are more likely to have a medical contraindication to physical activity based on the Physical Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone (PAR-Q+). show original
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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: At baseline post-randomization
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: At baseline post-randomization.
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Luci Coach Assisted Intervention will improve 5 primary outcomes and 21 secondary outcomes in patients with Cognitive Decline. Measurement will happen over the course of At baseline post-randomization.

Recruitment Rate
AT BASELINE POST-RANDOMIZATION
Recruitment rate will be calculated as the number of participants randomized per month over the recruitment period
Enrollment Ratio
AT BASELINE POST-ENROLLMENT
Screening-to-enrollment ratio will be calculated as the number of enrolled participants over the number of screened participants.
Platform Usage
CONTINUOUSLY FROM BASELINE UNTIL WEEK 24
Continuous measures of different parameters linked to platform usage during the study period will be recorded and analyzed, including pattern of use (e.g., time of day), frequency (e.g., number of platform access), duration of use (e.g., duration of the coach sessions) and the functionalities used (e.g., content viewed).
Change from baseline in Quality of Life
AT BASELINE, WEEK 24
Quality of life will be measured with the SF-12. Scores range from 0 to 100, where a higher score represents higher levels of quality of life.
Action Taken
AT BASELINE, WEEK 24
Action taken will be measured using a 3-item question (Yes, No, Don't know).
Change from baseline in Cognitive Performance
AT BASELINE, WEEK 24
Cognitive performance will be assessed using the Cogstate Brief Battery. Scores range from 0 to 200, where a score ≤ 90 will indicates a cognitive impairment.
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Patient Q & A Section

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

Can risky behaviors be cured?

Despite the high levels of risky behaviors, a few patients with severe clinical impairment were able to change their drinking and drug use to levels comparable to the general population. It remains to be seen whether changes similar to these can be achieved elsewhere in the population.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How many people get risky behaviors a year in the United States?

About 24.1 million Americans are exposed to at least one risky behavior at some point in time. There are significant social and economic disparities in risky behaviors over time, emphasizing the need to address risky behavior prevention and treatment for children, adolescents and their families.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What causes risky behaviors?

Parents can alter their own children's risk of developing risky behavior by limiting alcohol and other drugs and encouraging proper hygiene, sleep hygiene, fitness and nutrition.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are the signs of risky behaviors?

It is important for adolescents to engage in healthy, social-supportive (and potentially stressful) peer friendships and to foster positive social experiences. Adolescents whose peer relationships are socially supportive and whose social experiences are not stressful typically are less likely to engage in unhealthy and dangerous behaviors, such as smoking and sexual activity. Adolescents who engage in unhealthy and dangerous behaviors have more stressful peer relationships and social experiences, which can lead to further unhealthy and dangerous behavior.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is risky behaviors?

Risky behaviors have substantial impact on the development of diabetes complication and are part of a more comprehensive risk assessment that should include other health-related risks.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are common treatments for risky behaviors?

Treatments for risky behaviors in adolescents frequently involve the use of medication (including alcohol and other drug abuse and smoking), therapy or individual or group counseling. The provision of family treatment or individual or group counseling has been shown to reduce substance use and risky sex behaviours. More research on the effectiveness of family treatment and counseling for risky behaviors is needed.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How does luci coach assisted intervention work?

While the design limitations of this small study precluded conclusions about its effectiveness, it does seem to be at least as effective as a no interpersonal coaching arm of the intervention.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is the latest research for risky behaviors?

Although risky behavior was uncommon, many factors influenced people's risky behavior. Prevention and intervention programs should focus on the prevention of risky behavior rather than just the consequences.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are the common side effects of luci coach assisted intervention?

This case series illustrates that LCAI can be used to inform family-directed, psycho-behavioral, and social-support interventions that focus on family interactions with children that display borderline/oppositional or disruptive behaviors.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Have there been other clinical trials involving luci coach assisted intervention?

LUCI appears to be a valuable tool for the prevention and treatment of alcohol-related problems. An adequately powered randomized, controlled study of a preventive intervention for alcohol-related problems is currently being conducted. Data will be available in 2017.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Does luci coach assisted intervention improve quality of life for those with risky behaviors?

After three months, the SCI was a significant factor that was related to better health status, including self-efficacy, lifestyle, social norms, and psychological indicators. Better health status of the participants in the intervention group was related to the use of the intervention for improving lifestyle.

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How serious can risky behaviors be?

Risky behaviors are highly correlated to [Treatment failure(s) and/or hospitalization(s) due to adverse effects of treatment in clinical trials of cancer therapies] and, in turn, have an impact on QOL and survival rates. To identify, prevent, and/or inform as many medical professionals as possible of these risks, we suggest that you adopt the following behaviors [to help in prevention and inform healthcare providers about your risks :\n1.

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