Social engagement using VR for Depression

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
UK Heatlhcare, Lexington, KY
Depression+4 More
Social Engagement - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

The trial is a pilot-randomized trial testing feasibility and limited-efficacy of delivering social engagement using technologic strategies to reduce periods of social isolation.

Eligible Conditions

  • Depression
  • Critical Illness
  • Social Isolation
  • Post Intensive Care Unit Syndrome
  • Anxiety

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Through completion of the intervention, which on average will occur one week after randomization

Through completion of the intervention, which on average will occur one week after randomization
Feasibility of implementing the study intervention
Safety of the study intervention defined as number of patients with treatment-related adverse event
Month 3
Cognitive function
Self-reported anxiety
Self-reported depression
Self-reported health related quality of life

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Control
1 of 2
Social engagement using VR
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

24 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Social engagement using VR · No Placebo Group · N/A

Social engagement using VR
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Social Engagement · Intervention Types: Behavioral
ControlNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: through completion of the intervention, which on average will occur one week after randomization
Closest Location: UK Heatlhcare · Lexington, KY
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N/AFirst Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Depression
0 CompletedClinical Trials

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

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You are admitted to ICU with acute respiratory failure (ventilation via tube or mask or HFNC).

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.