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Exploring the Effectiveness of Online Self-help for Parents of Children With Food Allergies

Study Purpose

This study aims to conduct an initial evaluation of whether online self-help can improve the quality of life of parents of children with food allergies.

Recruitment Criteria

Healthy volunteers are participants who do not have a disease or condition, or related conditions or symptoms

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

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Study Type
Eligible Ages 18 Years and Over
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • - Being a parent of at least one child (under the age of 18) who has a food allergy.
  • - Adequate understanding of written English.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • - Having consulted on the design of the self-help website.

Trial Details

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Trial ID:

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The sponsor is the organization or person who oversees the clinical study and is responsible for analyzing the study data.

Lead Sponsor
Canterbury Christ Church University

The person who is responsible for the scientific and technical direction of the entire clinical study.

Principal Investigator
Naomi Sugunasingha, BSc, PGCertFergal Jones, PhD, PsychDChristina Jones, PhD
Principal Investigator Affiliation Canterbury Christ Church UniversityCanterbury Christ Church UniversityBrighton & Sussex Medical School

Category of organization(s) involved as sponsor (and collaborator) supporting the trial.

Agency Class
Overall Status Enrolling by invitation
Countries United Kingdom

The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.

The Well Being of Parents of Children With Food Allergies
Additional Details

This study is a pilot randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing online self-help for parents of children with food allergies with a wait-list control. A battery of self-report measures will be administered online at baseline (week 0), post-intervention (week 5) and at follow-up (week 9).

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International Sites

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom



Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology, Canterbury Christ Church University

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2YG

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