Animal Assisted Intervention for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
This trialis studying a new therapy combining dogs and traditional social skills training to help kids with ADHD. It will also look at physiological markers to see if they affect results.
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
8 Primary · 12 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 8 weeks
2 Treatment Groups
Psychosocial Treatment as Usual
1 of 2
Animal Assisted Intervention
1 of 2
52 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: Animal Assisted Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 7 - 9 · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Who else is applying?
What state do they live in?
How old are they?
|18 - 65||100.0%|
What site did they apply to?
|University of California, Irvine||100.0%|
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
|Did not meet criteria||22.2%|
How responsive is this trial?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Does this research endeavor accept individuals over two decades of age?
"This trial seeks participants who are between the ages of 7 and 9. In addition, there are 109 studies for children under 18 and 38 additional trials involving patients over 65 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What is the total number of participants recruited for this experiment?
"That is right. According to the information published on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical experiment has been recruiting since September 17th 2021 and was most recently updated November 30th 2022. The trial requires a total of 52 participants across one particular site." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are individuals currently being sought to partake in this scientific experiment?
"Yes, according to the information shared on clinicaltrials.gov, this trial is still recruiting participants who meet its criteria. The study was launched September 17th 2021 and most recently updated November 30th 2022; it seeks 52 volunteers from one site." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What is the overarching aim of this research endeavor?
"This study's primary goal is to assess the Change from Baseline on the Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS-2) at 8 weeks. Secondary objectives include gauging changes in Diurnal Salivary Cortisol levels as an indicator of Hypothalamic Pituitary-Adrenal Axis activity, evaluating alterations in Salivary Uric Acid which functions as a potential bio-marker for disruptive behavior, and determining variations in Diurnal Salivary Alpha-Amylase that could provide insight into Autonomic Nervous System activity over 16 week period." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Am I eligible to be one of the test subjects in this clinical experiment?
"This clinical trial is inviting 52 children aged between 7 and 9 that have been medically diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Further requirements include meeting criteria for a diagnosis of ADHD on the Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia (K-SADS) scale, as well as having no prior exposure to stimulant medication or completing at least 6 weeks without taking any stimulants following enrolment in this study." - Anonymous Online Contributor