Caregiver SOS for Stress, Job

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Stress, Job+5 More
Caregiver SOS - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether a program that helps caregivers manage their stress will improve the caregivers' wellbeing, work functioning, and the quality of care for the person they are caring for.

Eligible Conditions
  • Stress, Job
  • Caregiver Distress

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 9 months

9 months
10-item Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10)
Caregiver Work Limitations Questionnaire (C-WLQ)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Caregiver SOS
1 of 2
Usual Care
1 of 2
Active Control

300 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

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

Caregiver SOS
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Caregiver SOS · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Usual CareNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Usual Care · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 9 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,472 Previous Clinical Trials
2,741,394 Total Patients Enrolled
The VA Western New York Healthcare SystemFED
7 Previous Clinical Trials
410 Total Patients Enrolled
Laura O Wray, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorVA Western New York Healthcare System, Buffalo, NY
Shahrzad Mavandadi, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorCorporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
3 Previous Clinical Trials
744 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

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About The Reviewer

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Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 14th, 2021

Last Reviewed: October 23rd, 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.