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equine assisted activities for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Waitlist Available
Led By Karyn Malinowski, Ph.D.
Research Sponsored by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
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Must have
male
was deployed and experienced combat in Iraq or Afghanistan
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up symptoms will be assessed prior to the intervention and 6-months after the end of the eaa sessions.
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Study Summary

This trial will explore whether eight weeks of equine assisted activities can help relieve symptoms of PTSD, as well as changes in heart rate, respiration, and stress hormone levels.

Eligible Conditions
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~symptoms will be assessed prior to the intervention and 6-months after the end of the eaa sessions.
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and symptoms will be assessed prior to the intervention and 6-months after the end of the eaa sessions. for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change from Baseline to 2-months After the Conclusion of EAA in PTSD Symptoms as Assessed by PCL-5 & Brief Symptom Inventory
Change from Baseline to 6-months After the Conclusion of EAA in PTSD Symptoms as Assessed by PCL-5 & Brief Symptom Inventory
Change from Baseline to the Conclusion of 8 weeks of EAA in PTSD Symptoms as Assessed by PCL-5 & Brief Symptom Inventory
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Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: EAAExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants in this arm will take part in eight weekly thirty minute sessions of equine facilitated learning where they interact with a horse and learn basic horsemanship skills.
Group II: ControlActive Control1 Intervention

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyLead Sponsor
428 Previous Clinical Trials
64,241 Total Patients Enrolled
Karyn Malinowski, Ph.D.Principal Investigator - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Frequently Asked Questions

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

How many participants have been recruited for this research trial?

"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this experiment commenced recruitment on June 21st 2021 and is currently still open for participants. 30 individuals across a single medical facility must be recruited in order to complete the study's aims."

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Does this research project permit individuals aged 50 or more to participate?

"According to the criteria, only adults aged 18 and over, but younger than 65 years old are able to join this medical trial."

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Do I meet the criteria to be included in this research endeavor?

"In order to qualify for this study, patients must suffer from moral injury and fall between the ages of 18-65. To date, 30 participants have been accepted into the trial."

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Is the recruitment process for this trial still ongoing?

"Indeed, clinicaltrials.gov indicates that this medical trial is still recruiting patients since its initial post on June 21st 2021. Most recently updated on October 6th 2022, the study requires 30 individuals to join from one single site."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
New Jersey
What site did they apply to?
Rutgers Equine Science Center
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria
How many prior treatments have patients received?
0

Why did patients apply to this trial?

I tried so many medications for PTSD. I’m having trouble finding the right medication for my.
PatientReceived 1 prior treatment

What questions have other patients asked about this trial?

Yes, what medication do you give for the study?
PatientReceived no prior treatments

How responsive is this trial?

Typically responds via
Email
Most responsive sites:
  1. Rutgers Equine Science Center: < 24 hours
Average response time
  • < 1 Day
~2 spots leftby Apr 2025