ISPID - International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death
ISPID - International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death

International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death

Stillbirth Research Data Base - Study details

Interconception care to prevent PTSD symptoms after stillbirth

Study Aim Examine the feasibility and acceptability of a 12-wk, home-based, online-streamed physical activity intervention among bereaved mothers with stillbirth to ascertain the preliminary effects on reducing PTSD symptoms below the clinical threshold.
Study Design/Methods This study will incorporate a two-phase iterative design. Phase one will inform the design of an online physical activity intervention. Ten women will be asked to engage in online videos, which will contribute to the prescription used for Phase two. Phase two will involve the implementation of the 12-week intervention among 90 women that have experienced a stillbirth within the last two years.
Countries of Recruitment USA
Target number of participants 90
Short synopsis Primary outcomes include feasibility, acceptability, and PTSD symptoms. Secondary outcomes include anxiety, depression, self-compassion, emotional regulation, and sleep disturbance.
Funding sources The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Ethics Board Approval Arizona State University IRB; STUDY00004266
Study contact name Dr. Jennifer Huberty
Contact email hubertyresearchlab@gmail.com
Sponsoring organizations Udaya
Collaborators Dr. Jennifer Huberty, Arizona State University; Dr. Jenn Leiferman, Anschultz Medical Campus; Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, Arizona State University; Dr. Katy Gold, U of M Family Medicine; Dr. Michael Belvea, Arizona State University; Dr. Matthew Buman, Arizona State University; Dr. Edward McAuley, Exercise Psychology Laboratory; Jules Mitchel, Consultant; Jeni Matthews, Arizona State University; Christine Glissmann, Arizona State University
Status In Progress
(expected) Year of completion 2019
Citation details of journal articles Huberty, J., Matthews, J., Leiferman, J., Cacciatore, J., & Gold, K. J. (2018). A study protocol of a three-group randomized feasibility trial of an online yoga intervention for mothers after stillbirth (The Mindful Health Study). Pilot and feasibility studies, 4(1), 12.
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