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Showing 1 - 6 of 6 Clinical Trials
Description:
The purpose of this study is to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of two brief quitting smoking approaches that could be cost-effective in assisting individuals who suffer from serious mental illness. The first approach is brief advice combined with the use of nicotine gum and patches. The second approach uses an app on your smartphone combined with the use of nicotine gum and patches. Read More
Eligibility:
Inclusion Criteria
(1) Current DSM-5 diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective, bipolar, or recurring major depressive disorder;
(2) Functional impairment as indicated by a score of_2 or greater on the WHODAS 8 item version
(3) Smoker as indicated by smoking  5 cigarettes per day over the past 6 months;
(4) Desire to quit smoking as indicated by self-reported serious...
Contact(s)
Constance Duerr
cduerr@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-6699 ext. 1
Description:
Study to evaluate reducing worry, anxiety, and stress in underserved communities highly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programs (meditation, breathing and movement) will be delivered via video / teleconference or a smart phone APP. The study lasts approximately 21 weeks. Read More
Eligibility:
Inclusion:
(1) age 18 years and older
(2) a baseline score ≥26 (clinically significant worry) on the Penn State Worry Questionnaire-Abbreviated
(3) fluency in English
(4) reside in one of the underserved, census-identified primarily African American communities in Buffalo, NY
Exclusion:
(5) severe depression
(6) active suicidal intent
(7) DSM-V diagno...
Contact(s)
COURTNEY HANNY
channy2@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5082
Description:
This study is looking for women ages 18-24 who are in college. The purpose of this study is to get feedback about program designed for friends to help protect one another against sexual assault. Read More
Eligibility:
Adult women ages 18-24.
Enrolled in a 4 year college or university
Contact(s)
JAMEE FOSTER
jhfoster@buffalo.edu
Description:
This study enrolls healthy adults. The purpose of this study is to learn how people use memories and make decisions about their behavior. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults ages 18-64.
English spoken as first language.
USA residents.
Cannot be pregnant.
Description:
This study enrolls children ages 3-5 who attend certain Buffalo child care centers and their parents. This study is looking at early stressful experiences in the family and with friends at school. We are trying to find out how these experiences impact school readiness when children transition from preschool to kindergarten. We are also exploring how stressful experiences "get under the skin" and are measured in the stress hormone cortisol that we can measure in hair and saliva. Read More
Eligibility:
Children ages 3-5.
Must be attending one of the participating child care centers in the larger Buffalo metro area.
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Eating Behaviors Laboratory is looking for kids between the ages of 8 – 11 years old and a parent/guardian to participate in a nutrition study. The goal of the study is to learn about the relationship between eating and childhood development. Read More
Eligibility:
Kids between the ages of 8-11 years old who are at risk for overweight/ obesity One parent/guardian Able to travel to the UB South Campus for 7 visits spread out over 1 yea
Contact(s)
Katherine Balantekin
knbalant@buffalo.edu
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