Treatment for Anxiety

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Michigan, North Campus Research Complex, Ann Arbor, MI
Anxiety+2 More
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

The goal of this study is to refine and test a strategy for engaging veterans with symptoms of depression and/or anxiety as volunteers to help English language learners (ELLs) improve their speaking skills via structured conversations using videoconferencing.

Eligible Conditions

  • Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

7 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline and Follow-up (administered after the 8 weekly conversation sessions)

Week 8
(Generalized Anxiety Disorder) GAD-7
(Patient Health Questionnaire) PHQ-8
(Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist) PCL-5
3-item UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) Revised Loneliness Scale
Brief Inventory of Thriving
France and Finney "Mattering"
Psychological Well-Being Scale

Trial Safety

Trial Design

0 Treatment Group

200 Total Participants · 0 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Treatment · No Placebo Group · N/A

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline and follow-up (administered after the 8 weekly conversation sessions)
Closest Location: University of Michigan, North Campus Research Complex · Ann Arbor, MI
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2022First Recorded Clinical Trial
0 TrialsResearching Anxiety
1 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of MichiganLead Sponsor
1,597 Previous Clinical Trials
6,328,857 Total Patients Enrolled
12 Trials studying Anxiety
9,502 Patients Enrolled for Anxiety
John D Piette, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Michigan
7 Previous Clinical Trials
2,924 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are a native English speaker.
You are a veteran coach participant.
You are able to participate in a videoconference via a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer in your home using a widely-accessible, no cost videoconferencing platform.

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.