A Study of a Therapeutic Video Game for Social Anxiety in Children


About this study

The purpose of this study is to learn if children with social anxiety disorder find a therapeutic video game fun and helpful.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Twenty children with Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Ages 7-17
  • Have received less than 3 treatment sessions
  • A parent will be recruited to participate

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D., L.P.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Deanna Hofschulte CCRP



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