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Behavioral Intervention

PHM™ Pathway for Parent Mental Health

Waitlist Available
Led By Anne C McKechnie, PhD, RN
Research Sponsored by University of Minnesota
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
A study participant can include a pregnant person past 20 weeks of pregnancy (this includes a vulnerable population)
Willing and able to comply with study procedures.
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 12 weeks after birth
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will test a new intervention pathway designed to help lower psychological distress and improve caregiving skills for parents after a major fetal anomaly diagnosis.

Eligible Conditions
  • Parent Mental Health

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~12 weeks after birth
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 12 weeks after birth 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 Center for Epidemiology Scale-Depression (CES-D) score
Change in Impact of Event Scale score
Change in State-Trait Anxiety Inventory score

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Intervention (PHM)Experimental Treatment1 Intervention
This pathway is intended to be a tool to enhance support for a mother/birthing person and her caregiving partner, facilitate communication with healthcare providers, and promote development of caregiving to optimize maternal-fetal, infant, and family health.
Group II: Usual Care Group (UC)Active Control1 Intervention
The control group participants will receive care as usual.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
PHM™ Pathway

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of MinnesotaLead Sponsor
1,377 Previous Clinical Trials
1,588,239 Total Patients Enrolled
Anne C McKechnie, PhD, RNPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Minnesota
1 Previous Clinical Trials
23 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 there still unfilled slots for participants in this research endeavor?

"Clinicaltrials.gov attests that this investigation is recruiting participants, with the original posting on November 1st 2020 and a most recent update on March 7th 2022."

Answered by AI

What is the size of the cohort currently under observation for this trial?

"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, the medical experiment in question is actively recruiting patients and was first posted on November 1st 2020. Currently, 72 participants need to be recruited from one centre."

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~13 spots leftby Apr 2025