Clinical Trial

Healthy Behaviors in Homeless Youth

Study Description

An Intervention to Promote Healthy Behaviors in Homeless Youth

Investigators will use a Solomon 4-group design to test the effectiveness of a brief intervention to promote health behaviors for homeless youth who are 18-23 years of age. We will recruit 300 youths from Austin, TX and 300 from Columbus, OH. We will gather quantitative data on health behaviors and life satisfaction 3 and 6 months following the intervention, which will be delivered on an individual basis. Data will be analyzed using structural equation modeling and ANCOVA statistics.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Intervention to Promote Healthy Behaviors

Six individualized sessions (30 minutes each) are delivered to each participant randomized to receive the intervention.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

An Intervention to Promote Healthy Behaviors in Homeless Youth

Clinical Trial ID

NCT02553616

ParticipAid ID

7ax9Eb