Social Engagement Coaching for CaregiversResearch Question:
Does the behaviorial intervention, called Social Engage Coaching, help reduce loneliness
in caregivers of a family member with dementia?
Basic Study Information
Purpose:Location: University of Rochester
People who are at least 50 years old, report being lonely and are caregivers of a
family member with dementia are eligible for this study.
Loneliness is a problem that many people face, but it is not well understood why some
people are lonely and others are not. This makes it difficult to develop effective
treatments for loneliness. Recent research suggests that loneliness may be caused
by problems with how our brains regulate our emotions in social situations. This is
called "social-emotional dysregulation." Scientists are interested in studying how
to help people who are lonely. One way to do this is to develop interventions that
help people improve their social-emotional adaptive capacity. This means helping people
to better regulate their emotions and thoughts in social situations. This research
study will test a new intervention called Social Engage Coaching (S-ENG) to see if
it can help caregivers reduce loneliness. S-ENG is a coaching program that helps people
to increase their social engagement and improve their social skills. The study will
also test a new digital tool called Connect for Caregivers. This tool helps caregivers
to identify and prioritize their social engagement goals.
Study Reference #: STUDY00007800
Lead Researcher (Principal Investigator)
Study Contact InformationStudy Coordinator: Kathi L Heffner, PhD
Phone: (585) 273-4786
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