Comparison of Two Different Group Wellness Programs for People with TBI and their Caregivers

This study compares the effect of two different types of group wellness treatments for individuals with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their caregivers.

Actively Recruiting
Yes
Duration

The study will take approximately 10 months to complete:

  • Baseline testing: paper and pencil tests, questionnaires, and blood draw (3.5 hours)
  • Optional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan (1 hour)
  • Group wellness classes meeting once a week for 12 weeks (2 hours each)
  • Immediate follow-up testing: questionnaires and blood draw (2 hours)
  • No contact for 6 months
  • Long-term follow-up testing: questionnaires and blood draw (2 hours).
Inclusion Criteria

TBI Participants:

  • 18-64 years of age
  • Diagnosis of moderate to severe TBI
  • At least one-year post-injury
  • Read and speak English fluently
  • Support person willing to participate in the study

Support Person:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Supports an individual with moderate to severe TBI who is also willing to participate
  • Can read and speak English fluently
Compensation

TBI Participants: Up to $350; Support Persons: Up to $300

IRB Number:

R-1157-21