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Behavioral Intervention

Cognitive-Behavioral Teletherapy for Anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Waitlist Available
Research Sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
The child has a Full Scale and Verbal Comprehension Intelligence Quotient >70
The child meets criteria for ASD
Must not have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up7 days
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This trial found that anxiety-focused, parent-led, therapist-assisted cognitive behavioral teletherapy helped ease anxiety symptoms in parents of children with ASD.

Eligible Conditions
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Autism
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Specific Phobias
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
The child has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Your main issue is anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
The child has significant anxiety and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~7 days
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 7 days for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
6-item Pediatric Anxiety Rating Scale
Clinical Global Impression-Improvement
Secondary outcome measures
Clinical Global Impression-Severity

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Low-Intensity Therapist Assistance (LTA)Experimental Treatment1 Intervention
Parents will receive four 30-minute supportive video calls with a therapist over the 12 weeks of treatment.
Group II: Standard Therapist Assistance (STA)Active Control1 Intervention
Parents will receive ten 60-minute supportive video calls with a therapist over the 12 weeks of treatment.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Baylor College of MedicineLead Sponsor
982 Previous Clinical Trials
5,995,804 Total Patients Enrolled
5 Trials studying Autism Spectrum Disorder
1,468 Patients Enrolled for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Media Library

Cognitive Behavioral Teletherapy LTA (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT04111874 — N/A
Autism Spectrum Disorder Research Study Groups: Low-Intensity Therapist Assistance (LTA), Standard Therapist Assistance (STA)
Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Trial 2023: Cognitive Behavioral Teletherapy LTA Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT04111874 — N/A
Cognitive Behavioral Teletherapy LTA (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT04111874 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Does this medical investigation still accept new participants?

"According to clinicaltrials.gov, this protocol is no longer enrolling participants; it was first posted on July 30th 2019 and last updated September 11th 2022. In the present moment, however, there are still 1,505 trials actively receiving patients."

Answered by AI

Can participants aged fifty and above be incorporated into this clinical experiment?

"This trial is seeking out subjects aged between 7 and 13 years old."

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Are there any specific qualifications that a person must possess to be enrolled in this research endeavor?

"This cognitive behavioural therapy trial is recruiting 190 children between the ages of seven and thirteen. Applicants must meet a number of criteria, including an IQ over 70 and meeting clinical significance for anxiety or OCD symptoms. Additionally, they must reside in Texasr OCD symptoms. Additionally, they must reside in Texas with one parent/guardian willing to participate throughout the study's duration."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
Baylor College of Medicine
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria
Met criteria

How responsive is this trial?

Typically responds via
~36 spots leftby Nov 2024