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Itch CBT for Atopic Dermatitis

Waitlist Available
Led By Amy Paller, MD
Research Sponsored by Northwestern University
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be younger than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up baseline to week 4
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will test whether a new form of CBT can help kids with eczema by reducing itchiness.

Eligible Conditions
  • Atopic Dermatitis


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline to week 4
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline to week 4 for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Itch Severity Numerical Rating Scale
Secondary outcome measures
Itch Rumination Questionnaire
PROMIS Anxiety and Depression
PROMIS Pediatric Itch - Short Form 1 (2+6)

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Itch CBT ArmExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants randomized to the Itch CBT Arm will participate in 4 weekly telehealth sessions with a therapist to address common areas of anxiety related to atopic dermatitis.
Group II: Usual Care ArmActive Control1 Intervention
Participants randomized to the Usual Care Arm of the study will receive standard of care eczema educational materials that are typically provided by their health care provider after a clinic (or telehealth) visit.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Itch CBT

Find a Location

Who is running the clinical trial?

Northwestern UniversityLead Sponsor
1,585 Previous Clinical Trials
917,211 Total Patients Enrolled
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of ChicagoOTHER
256 Previous Clinical Trials
5,187,860 Total Patients Enrolled
Amy Paller, MDPrincipal Investigator - Northwestern University
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Stanford University School Of Medicine (Medical School)
Northwestern Mem Hospital (Residency)
17 Previous Clinical Trials
2,662 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Does the research program include elderly individuals beyond 85 years of age?

"Participants of this trial must be between 8 and 17 years old."

Answered by AI

Are there any ongoing opportunities for participants to join this trial?

"According to clinicaltrials.gov, this research project is no longer recruiting participants; the posting was first uploaded on September 1st 2020 and edited for the last time on August 14th 2022. Nevertheless, there are currently 220 other studies that are actively enlisting patients."

Answered by AI

May I join this trial as a participant?

"To be accepted into this medical experiment, volunteers must have a diagnosis of dermatitis and fall within the specified age range (8-17). The trial is searching for 20 participants in total."

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~4 spots leftby Apr 2025