Quality of Life (QOL), Coping and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

Quality of Life (QOL), Coping and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Cyclic... BRIEF SUMMARY 1. Characterize the quality of life of young children with CVS (i.e., psychological, social, physical, school functioning) and the impact of the child's illness on the parent's and family's quality of life (i.e., emotional, social, cognitive functioning, communication, worry, daily activities and family relationships). 2. Assess symptoms of depression, anxiety, ADHD and behavioral problems in what our preliminary data suggests is a psychiatrically vulnerable population. 3. Evaluate the associations between quality of life and psychiatric symptoms and the frequency and intensity of CVS attacks. 4. Use the data generated from this study to develop a psychosocial intervention targeted at young children with CVS and their families who evidence risk for functional disability, with the aim of intervening as early as possible to limit the psychological and social morbidity experienced by children with CVS and their and families. STUDY DESIGN Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective OFFICIAL TITLE Quality of Life, Coping and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome CONDITION Vomiting Syndrome PRIMARY OUTCOME Characterize the quality of life of youth with CVS as well as the strategies they use to cope with stress, their strengths and vulnerabilities, and to assess symptoms of depression and anxiety in these at risk youth. SECONDARY OUTCOME Evaluate the associations among coping strategies the frequency and intensity of CVS attacks to determine if particular coping styles and personal characteristics are associated illness severity, psychiatric co-morbidity and quality of life. ELIGIBILITY Children aged 9-10 will complete 5 questionnaires Adolescents aged 11-18 will complete 6 - questionnaires Youth aged 11-18 will fill out an additional questionnaire that asks how - they cope with stress related to CVS symptoms Parents will complete 4 questionnaires GENDER: Both MINIMUM AGE: 9 Years MAXIMUM AGE: 18 Years FIRST RECEIVED July 31, 2008 VERIFICATION DATE July 2009 LAST CHANGED July 15, 2009 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

Quality of Life (QOL), Coping and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

Sponsored by: Medical College of Wisconsin
Phase: N/A , Start Date: Apr 20, 2007
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Quality of Life (QOL), Coping and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome


BRIEF SUMMARY

1. Characterize the quality of life of young children with CVS (i.e., psychological, social, physical, school functioning) and the impact of the child's illness on the parent's and family's quality of life (i.e., emotional, social, cognitive functioning, communication, worry, daily activities and family relationships). 2. Assess symptoms of depression, anxiety, ADHD and behavioral problems in what our preliminary data suggests is a psychiatrically vulnerable population. 3. Evaluate the associations between quality of life and psychiatric symptoms and the frequency and intensity of CVS attacks. 4. Use the data generated from this study to develop a psychosocial intervention targeted at young children with CVS and their families who evidence risk for functional disability, with the aim of intervening as early as possible to limit the psychological and social morbidity experienced by children with CVS and their and families.
STUDY DESIGN

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
OFFICIAL TITLE

Quality of Life, Coping and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
CONDITION

Vomiting Syndrome
PRIMARY OUTCOME

Characterize the quality of life of youth with CVS as well as the strategies they use to cope with stress, their strengths and vulnerabilities, and to assess symptoms of depression and anxiety in these at risk youth.
SECONDARY OUTCOME

Evaluate the associations among coping strategies the frequency and intensity of CVS attacks to determine if particular coping styles and personal characteristics are associated illness severity, psychiatric co-morbidity and quality of life.
ELIGIBILITY

Children aged 9-10 will complete 5 questionnaires Adolescents aged 11-18 will complete 6 - questionnaires Youth aged 11-18 will fill out an additional questionnaire that asks how - they cope with stress related to CVS symptoms Parents will complete 4 questionnaires
GENDER: Both
MINIMUM AGE: 9 Years
MAXIMUM AGE: 18 Years
FIRST RECEIVED

July 31, 2008
VERIFICATION DATE

July 2009
LAST CHANGED

July 15, 2009

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