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Behavioral Intervention

Infertility ACTion Program for Female Infertility

Research Sponsored by University of Regina
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Reports a high level of distress related to infertility, as indicated by a FertiQoL score below 52
Has been trying to get pregnant for 12+ months and has failed OR is currently undergoing fertility treatments
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up pre-to-post intervention change and in the month following the intervention (post measures assessed 4 weeks after receipt of last module)
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This trial will test if a 6-week program can help improve mental and physical wellbeing in women with infertility.

Eligible Conditions
  • Female Infertility

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You feel very upset about not being able to have children, according to a questionnaire score.
You have been trying to get pregnant for over a year without success or are currently undergoing fertility treatments.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~pre-to-post intervention change and in the month following the intervention (post measures assessed 4 weeks after receipt of last module)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and pre-to-post intervention change and in the month following the intervention (post measures assessed 4 weeks after receipt of last module) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Fertility Quality of Life tool (Fertiqol)
Psychological flexibility (MPFI)
Secondary outcome measures
Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-7)
Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9)

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: InterventionExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
The program consists of brief weekly videos, each addressing a particular Acceptance and Commitment Therapy technique to be implemented that week. Participants receive the videos by email from the researcher and watch them on their own. Each video also assigns a "homework" exercise for the participant to complete that week and includes a summary of the module.
Group II: WaistlistActive Control1 Intervention
Participants in the waitlist control condition will complete the same measures as the intervention group. After they have completed their one-month follow-up measures they will be given the opportunity to receive the intervention.

Find a Location

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of ReginaLead Sponsor
47 Previous Clinical Trials
7,514 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Infertility ACTion Program (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05585242 — N/A
Female Infertility Research Study Groups: Intervention, Waistlist
Female Infertility Clinical Trial 2023: Infertility ACTion Program Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05585242 — N/A
Infertility ACTion Program (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05585242 — N/A
Female Infertility Patient Testimony for trial: Trial Name: NCT05585242 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Are there any open slots for those interested in participating in this research endeavor?

"From the details on clinicaltrials.gov, it is evident that this specific trial has completed recruitment; with a first posting date of November 1st 2022 and last edited on October 14th 2022. However, there are 246 other trials actively recruiting at this time."

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Is enrollment for the trial restricted to individuals above a certain age threshold?

"This medical trial is actively seeking individuals who have attained the age of majority, but are under 42 years old."

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Might I be eligible to participate in this experimental research?

"This medical trial requires its participants to be female, aged between 18 and 42 years old, and sterile. A total of 90 volunteers are expected to join the project."

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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?
University of Regina
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria
Met criteria
How many prior treatments have patients received?

Why did patients apply to this trial?

Trying to get pregnant :). I work in the medical field so to struggle with an infertility issue is extremely devastating. I would like to be a part of this trial so that the proper data is obtained to be able to help future women struggling with infertility. This is an extremely stressful time in a woman's life.
PatientReceived 2+ prior treatments

What questions have other patients asked about this trial?

How long do the visits take?
PatientReceived 2+ prior treatments

How responsive is this trial?

Typically responds via
Phone Call
Most responsive sites:
  1. University of Regina: < 48 hours
Average response time
  • < 2 Days
~47 spots leftby Feb 2025