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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy With Vestibular Rehabilitation for Chronic Dizziness: a Randomized Controlled Trial (NCT03029949)

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy with vestibular rehabilitation in addition to clinical management for chronic dizziness, in comparison with treatment-as-usual(TAU) which is self-treatment vestibular rehabilitation in addition to clinical management for chronic dizziness.
  • Behavioral: ACT with VR
    6 weekly 120-minute group sessions of acceptance and commitment therapy with vestibular rehabilitation, and brief (approximately 15 minute) individual follow-up sessions at 1 and 3 months after the group treatment
    • Behavioral: self-treatment VR
      booklet written on vestibular rehabilitation for self-treatment
      • Other: clinical management
        clinical management and pharmacotherapy as usual for chronic dizziness
        Ages eligible for Study
        20 Years to 64 Years
        Genders eligible for Study
        Accepts Healthy Volunteers
        Inclusion Criteria:
        • Persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (diagnosed by ICD-11 beta version at Dec. 2016)
        • Existing handicap due to dizziness (DHI equal to or more than 16)
        • Written consent
        Exclusion Criteria:
        • Central vertigo/dizziness/unsteadiness diagnosed by neuro-otologist
        • Vertigo/dizziness/unsteadiness explained by only organic cause or drug, diagnosed by neuro-otologist
        • Physical status inappropriate for psychotherapy or vestibular rehabilitation
        • Current psychiatric disorder other than anxiety disorders, somatic symptom disorder, or illness anxiety disorder (DSM-5), diagnosed by psychiatrist
        • History of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder diagnosed by psychiatrist
        • Increased risk of suicide or self-harm diagnosed by psychiatrist
        • Started or increased SSRI/Venlafaxine within 1 month before treatment
        • Any cognitive behavioral therapy or vestibular rehabilitation except this study
        • Otological surgery or device therapy for dizziness
        • Insufficient understanding of Japanese language

        1 locations

        Japan (1)
        • Nagoya City University
          Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, 467-8601
        24 April, 2017
        23 April, 2017
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