Internet-Based Intervention for Depression

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Depression+2 More
Internet-Based Intervention - Other
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial is testing if smartphone apps can help people quit smoking.

Eligible Conditions
  • Depression
  • Smoke
  • Tobacco Dependence

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

6 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Up to 8 weeks from start of study

Week 8
Smoke
Evidence of improved mood in KickAsh and Breathe2Relax groups
Evidence of increased activity level in KickAsh and Breathe2Relax groups
KickAsh group change in activity level
KickAsh group compliance with mood rating
KickAsh group user satisfaction

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Group I (KickAsh smartphone mobile application)
1 of 2
Group II (Breathe2Relax smartphone mobile application)
1 of 2
Experimental Treatment

24 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Internet-Based Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

Group I (KickAsh smartphone mobile application)Experimental Group · 2 Interventions: Internet-Based Intervention, Questionnaire Administration · Intervention Types: Other, Other
Group II (Breathe2Relax smartphone mobile application)Experimental Group · 2 Interventions: Internet-Based Intervention, Questionnaire Administration · Intervention Types: Other, Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: up to 8 weeks from start of study

Who is running the clinical trial?

M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterLead Sponsor
2,779 Previous Clinical Trials
1,784,995 Total Patients Enrolled
10 Trials studying Depression
701,426 Patients Enrolled for Depression
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NIH
12,989 Previous Clinical Trials
41,299,034 Total Patients Enrolled
80 Trials studying Depression
80,694 Patients Enrolled for Depression
Jennifer A MinnixPrincipal InvestigatorM.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1 Previous Clinical Trials
85 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 8 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are a patient at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
You are currently a smoker.\n
You are currently using an iOS mobile phone or tablet (iPhone; iPad) using iOS 9.0 or later and reports regular use (at least weekly) of at least 1 iOS app.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: October 5th, 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.