CHIME for Stress, Psychological

Phase-Based Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Stress, Psychological+1 More
CHIME - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
Eligible conditions
Stress, Psychological

Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether a mindfulness intervention can improve wellbeing and stress physiology in early childhood educators.

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Eligible Conditions

  • Stress, Psychological
  • Stress, Physiological

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

This trial is evaluating whether CHIME will improve 13 primary outcomes and 2 other outcomes in patients with Stress, Psychological. Measurement will happen over the course of Week 1.

Week 1
Behavioral Rating Inventory of Executive Function - Preschool
Child self-regulation task
Week 1, Week 9
Change in the Heart rate variability
Change on the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale
Change on the Emotion Regulation Questionnaire
Change on the Emotion Stroop
Change on the Modified Emotional Exogenous Cuing Paradigm
Change on the Self Compassion Scale - Short Form
Change on the Short Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Measure
Week 1, week 9
Change in Classroom Assessment Scoring System Emotional Support score
Change in Salivary Cortisol
Change on the Cognitive and Affective Mindfulness Scale Revised
Change on the Job Demands scale
Change on the The Early Childhood Job Attitude Survey
Change on the The Effort/Reward imbalance scale

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Control
CHIME Intervention

This trial requires 80 total participants across 2 different treatment groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. CHIME is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

CHIME Intervention
Behavioral
Participants will complete an 8-week compassion and mindfulness-based intervention with a group facilitator. The curriculum focuses on providing mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques for use in the early childhood education environment.
ControlNo treatment in the control group

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: week 1, week 9
This trial has the following approximate timeline: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and roughly week 1, week 9 for reporting.

Closest Location

University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Lincoln, NE

Eligibility Criteria

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 10 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Enrolled in a preschool setting with a teachers enrolled/signed up to participate in the CHIME study.
English or Spanish speakers
Have a child aged 3-6 who is enrolled in a preschool classroom of a teacher participating in the study.
Speak and read English or Spanish
Providing care to children aged birth through 6 years
Participating in, or are signed up to eventually participate in, the 8-week "Cultivating Healthy Intentional, Mindful Educators" (CHIME) intervention
English speakers
19 years of age or older.
Aged 3-6 years
Legal guardian

Patient Q&A Section

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

What are common treatments for stress, psychological?

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It is very important to assess which treatment is more appropriate so that the effects of stress are reduced as much as possible. In many cases, a combination of different treatment options will be more helpful than any individual treatment alone.\n

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What causes stress, psychological?

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In this preliminary study, stress and psychophysical and cardiovascular indices indicated that there may be two types of stress in patients with different severity among the diseases. This finding would improve the understanding of the mechanisms that cause different anxiety levels.

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What is stress, psychological?

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Stress, psychological is any factor or experience that contributes to disease and, if prolonged or neglected, can lead to disease of many kinds. Stress, psychological has direct and indirect, causal, and effectual implications. Stress, psychological has a role to play in the aetiological and contextual components of many physical and mental disorders and, if neglected, can contribute to the development of diseases such as cancer and its associated physical and mental disorders. The study of stress, psychological provides useful insights that have an impact on a variety of health care and public health issues.

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What are the signs of stress, psychological?

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Stress, psychological is known to cause most of the signs and symptoms. Individuals can show signs of stress, psychological by having excessive worry and stress, emotional, which include mood swings, crying constantly and difficulty concentrating.

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Can stress, psychological be cured?

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Stress and psychological distress can be reduced after surgery but cannot be completely eradicated. The long-term efficacy and benefits of stress and psychological stress management are unclear.

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How many people get stress, psychological a year in the United States?

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Stress is more common in men than women and the elderly are most susceptible. The majority of those suffering from it are unaware of being stressed. It appears that all of those who suffer from stress, are trying to mask the signs of their symptoms to maintain the status quo. The stress of being diagnosed with a disease or a death of a loved one can trigger a reaction of high adrenaline and high cortisol. Stress is a key cause of hypertension, in particular, if you look at heart attack and stroke statistics. The same applies to stress from stress. A healthy lifestyle is crucial to preventing high blood pressure and consequently a heart attack. High levels of stress can also contribute to the development of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and insomnia.

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What are the latest developments in chime for therapeutic use?

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The chime for therapeutic use is an interactive therapeutic device that provides a multi-sensory and multi-modal approach that can mobilize the user into an optimal state of wellness. Chimes for therapeutic use could be a promising paradigm for future advancements in this field.

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Does stress, psychological run in families?

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Inherited psychosocial factors, psychological factors, and genetic factors all can contribute to the predisposition of alcoholism. However, the effect of individual genetic factors on alcoholism is a complex issue. We found familial effects from environmental stress, but only when stress is not considered when determining genetic contributions to alcoholism. To more fully understand the effect of genes, environmental, family and individual factors on alcoholism, a larger longitudinal database is necessary. Future studies should replicate these findings, as well as look at more biological markers of alcoholism such as serotonin binding.

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Who should consider clinical trials for stress, psychological?

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A small minority of patients would be suitable candidates for clinical trials for stress, psychological problems. These patients should be recruited in clinical trials. As such, clinicians should not discourage the recruitment of these patients unless absolutely necessary.

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What is the primary cause of stress, psychological?

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Stress due to a traumatic event can be considered as a primary cause of psychological problems in patients with chronic critical illness. This result supports the hypothesis that chronic critical illness is a stress factor. Results from a recent clinical trial suggest that stress management with psychological interventions during critical illness could be a potential treatment option to prevent psychological sequelae.

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Does chime improve quality of life for those with stress, psychological?

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The data suggest that chime may have a favorable effect on physical health and mental health of patients, and that it is associated with positive effects on quality of life and depression. The findings are significant; however, they should be examined in a larger and a longer-term randomized controlled trial.

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What are the common side effects of chime?

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[Chime is one of the most common reasons for discontinuation of stress-reducing medications because of side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, and headaches in many patients with high anxiety.] For chime recipients, discontinuing chime will be a stressful situation as they attempt to adjust to a new lifestyle and new environment. Therefore, patients would benefit most from counseling and psychotherapy when considering their treatment options. More research on the side effects of chime needs to be performed.

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