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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Psychosocial Stress
and you are
between 7 and 17
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of a 10-minute therapy dog visitation (TDV) in reducing biobehavioral stress responses among hospitalized school-age children by comparing responses between TDV and non-TDV control groups.

Provided treatments

  • Behavioral: Therapy dog visitation (TDV)
  • Behavioral: non-TDV control

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03017027. The sponsor of the trial is The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston and it is looking for 53 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Effects of Animal Assisted Activity on Biobehavioral Stress Responses of Hospitalized Children: A Randomized Control Trial