A Study to Evaluate Accelerated Resolution Therapy in Cancer and Palliative Care

Overview

About this study

The following research questions will guide this study: 1) Is ART feasible and acceptable for use with distressed patients and/or family caregivers in oncology and palliative care clinical settings? 2) What is the mean dose of ART provided to distressed patients and/or family caregivers? 3) What are the patient and family stressors that result in a recommendation for ART? 4) Does ART reduce symptoms of psychological trauma, anxiety and depression, when used with distressed patients and family caregivers in oncology and palliative care clinical settings? 5) Does ART improve resilience when used with distressed patients and family caregivers in oncology and palliative care clinical settings?

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:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Able to read, write, and understand English.
  • Seen by a LCSW trained in ART, and deemed by the LCSW to be a candidate (according to their clinical judgement) for ART.
  • Not actively receiving treatment on another ART protocol.
  • Willing to attend visits in person at the clinic should video visits not be recommended or available per study staff or care providers.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Under 18 years of age.

 

 

 

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

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Cindy Tofthagen, Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Jessica Schllesinger CCRP

Schllesinger.Jessica@mayo.edu

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CLS-20520846

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