Three Good Things (3GT) - Intervention for Transitional Care Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to measure, rank, and categorize the subject sample of depression, stress, resilience, and happiness scores using quantitive surgeys. This research aims to learn how a Three Good Things (3GT) journaling activity affects a subject's symptoms of stress, depression, reslieince, and happiness.  The data will allow the project team to gain an in-depth understanding of the impact of the use of resilience strategies from a patient's perspective. This project aims to review if there is a correlation between stress, depression, resiliency, and happiness scores to the use of Positive Psychology.

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:

  • Individuals ≥ 18 years of age.
  • Current inpatient at the Mayo Clinic Health System Bloomer Hospital, Bloomer, WI (a Swing Bed Hospital as defined by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)).
  • Able to speak English.
  • Able to answer questionnaires.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals < 18 years of age.
  • Patient unwilling or unable to provide consent to participate in this research study.
  • Patient under guardianship.
  • As determined through self-report, patient in active psychosis, active suicidal ideation, active substance abuse meeting criteria for substance use disorders except for nicotine (the exception is patients with a history of substance abuse that have been in remission for at least one full year).
  • Patient diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, active panic disorder with agoraphobia or other phobic disorder, active Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or active severe personality disorders.
  • Patient with previous participation in this study.

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

Eau Claire, Wis.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Lori Miller, MAOM, R.N., CENP

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Linh Tran B.S.W.

(715) 838-5871

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