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BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT OF STRESS IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
8163
Program Year/Program:
1990 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
8163
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Norman Baxley And Associates
510 W Main St Urbana, IL 61801
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1990
Title: BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT OF STRESS IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $499,925.00
 

Abstract:

RESEARCH HAS SHOWN BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS TO BE EFFECTIVE IN REDUCING STRESS AND MITIGATING OTHER PROBLEMS EXPERIENCEDBY CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS IN MEDICAL TREATMENT; HOWEVER, THE INFORMATION NEEDED TO CARRY OUT THESE INTERVENTIONS IN OTHER CLINICAL SETTINGS IS OFTEN NOT AVAILABLE TO PRACTITIONERS. PHASE I OF THIS PROJECT WILL INVOLVE THE DEVELOPMENT, EVALUATION, AND REFINEMENT OF AN INFORMATION MODULE DESIGNED TO (1) STIMULATE INTEREST IN BEHAVIORAL SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS IN PEDIATRIC TREATMENT AND (2) ENCOURAGE REPRODUCTION OF PROCEDURES HAVING HAD PROVEN SUCCESS. COMPOSED OF A VIDEOTAPE AND A WRITTEN COMPONENT, THIS INITIAL MODULE WILL FOCUS ON AN INTERVENTION WITH CHILDREN UNDER TREATMENT AT MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTER, NEW YORK, DESIGNED TO REDUCE DISTRESS ASSOCIATED WITH FREQUENT VENIPUNCTURE. FOLLOWING COMPLETION, THE MODULE WILL BE WIDELY MARKETED TO PURSES, SOCIAL WORKERS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, PEDIATRICIANS, AND FACULTY INVOLVED IN PRESERVICE AND INSERVICE EDUCATION FOR THESE GROUPS. PHASE II WILL THEN INVOLVE THE DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION MODULES ON FOUR ADDITIONAL INTERVENTIONS IN BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS, SUCH AS THOSE BEING CONDUCTED IN PREPARATION FOR MEDICAL PROCEDURES, OBESITY ANDWEIGHT CONTROL, ASTHMA, AND DIABETES.

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Norman Baxley And Associates
510 W Main St Urbana, IL 61801

EIN/Tax ID: 371137404
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No