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Traditional African Healing Ceremony in a U.S. Population


N/A
25 Years
65 Years
Not Enrolling
Both
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Anxiety, Depression, Cancer

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Trial Information

Traditional African Healing Ceremony in a U.S. Population


Inclusion Criteria:



- Age 25 to 65 with one of the diagnoses listed above or with 8 visits to their
provider in the last year and with no diagnosis of chronic illness.

Exclusion Criteria:

- physical disability making participation difficult and previous experience with a
similar ceremony, for instance while growing up in Africa.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Outcome Measure:

Report from each participant as to whether they found the experience positive, neutral or negative.

Outcome Time Frame:

During the first hour after the intervention

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Kenneth Wilson, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Duke University

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

Pro00042492

NCT ID:

NCT01873482

Start Date:

Completion Date:

May 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Cancer
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Fatigue
  • Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic

Name

Location

Duke UniversityDurham, North Carolina  27710