Quality of Life (QOL), Coping and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||Medical College of Wisconsin|
|Collaborator||Children's Hospital and Health System Foundation, Wisconsin|
|Start date||April 2007|
|End date||December 2016|
|Trial size||120 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00728039, 07/82, GC 399|
1. Characterize the quality of life of young children with CVS (i.e., psychological, social, physical, school functioning) and the impact of the child's illness on the parent's and family's quality of life (i.e., emotional, social, cognitive functioning, communication, worry, daily activities and family relationships).
2. Assess symptoms of depression, anxiety, ADHD and behavioral problems in what our preliminary data suggests is a psychiatrically vulnerable population.
3. Evaluate the associations between quality of life and psychiatric symptoms and the frequency and intensity of CVS attacks.
4. Use the data generated from this study to develop a psychosocial intervention targeted at young children with CVS and their families who evidence risk for functional disability, with the aim of intervening as early as possible to limit the psychological and social morbidity experienced by children with CVS and their and families.
Characterize the quality of life of youth with CVS as well as the strategies they use to cope with stress, their strengths and vulnerabilities, and to assess symptoms of depression and anxiety in these at risk youth.
time frame: Two years
Evaluate the associations among coping strategies the frequency and intensity of CVS attacks to determine if particular coping styles and personal characteristics are associated illness severity, psychiatric co-morbidity and quality of life.
time frame: Two years
Male or female participants from 9 years up to 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Diagnosis of CVS Exclusion Criteria: - Children and parents who are not English speaking - Youth with significant developmental delay, mental retardation, psychotic symptoms, or other significant mental impairments and those with other major medical disorders such as IDDM, congenital heart disease, cystic fibrosis, etc.
|Official title||Quality of Life, Coping and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome|
|Principal investigator||Sally E Tarbell, PhD|
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