Immersion for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
UNLV, Las Vegas, NVPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Water Immersion - Other
18 - 55
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trialexplores how warm water immersion may help reduce PTSD, depression, anxiety and pain in Veterans.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

5 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Pre Immersion Baseline (dry) Immersion at 15 minutes (wet) and 45 minutes (wet)

Immediately following immersion
Semi-structured interview
Pre Immersion Baseline (dry) Immersion at 15 minutes (wet) and 45 minutes (wet)
Multidimensional Mood State Questionnaire (MDMQ) Change is being assessed
Salivary Alpha-Amylase change is being assessed
Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) for Anxiety Change is being assessed
Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) for Pain Change is being assessed

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

15 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Immersion · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Water Immersion · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: pre immersion baseline (dry) immersion at 15 minutes (wet) and 45 minutes (wet)

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Nevada, Las VegasLead Sponsor
53 Previous Clinical Trials
11,024 Total Patients Enrolled
Rebecca Benfield, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 55 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have served in the military before, according to your own report.
You are currently experiencing symptoms of PTSD.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there still vacancies in this medical experiment for volunteers?

"Confirmed. According to the information, this trial is actively looking for participants and was first posted on October 1st 2022 before being updated lastly at the end of October. 15 individuals will be required from one medical facility." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are people over the age of 80 excluded from taking part in this trial?

"According to the inclusion criteria, only those aged 18-55 can participate in this trial. For younger and older patients respectively, there are 35 and 270 trials available." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Am I eligible to join the cohort of this medical experiment?

"The researchers of this study seek 15 individuals, aged 18 to 55, with moral injury. Essential requirements for participants include a self-acknowledged history of combat service in the military, an enrolment at UNLV as a student and existing PTSD symptoms. Moreover, they must be able to independently access and leave the pool area without assistance." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are actively involved in this research project?

"Affirmative. shows the study is actively recruiting participants, having been advertised on October 1st 2022 and most recently updated at the end of last month. This medical trial requires 15 individuals to be recruited from one particular location." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.