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Recruitment status Completed
Unique ID issued by UMIN UMIN000040700
Receipt No. R000046444
Scientific Title Rational emotive behavioural education for reducing negative value system
Date of disclosure of the study information 2020/06/09
Last modified on 2020/06/09

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Basic information
Public title Reducing negative value system in students: The impacts of rational emotive behavioural education
Acronym V-based REBE
Scientific Title Rational emotive behavioural education for reducing negative value system
Scientific Title:Acronym V-based REBE

Condition Reducing negative value system
Classification by specialty
Classification by malignancy Others
Genomic information NO

Narrative objectives1 This study was undertaken to find out if and how REBE can impact on negative value system among students.
Basic objectives2 Efficacy
Basic objectives -Others
Trial characteristics_1 Confirmatory
Trial characteristics_2 Others
Developmental phase Not applicable

Primary outcomes Life Values Inventory (LVI), Time 1, Time 2, and Time 3
Key secondary outcomes

Study type Interventional

Study design
Basic design Parallel
Randomization Randomized
Randomization unit Cluster
Blinding Double blind -all involved are blinded
Control No treatment
Stratification NO
Dynamic allocation YES
Institution consideration Institution is considered as adjustment factor in dynamic allocation.
Blocking YES
Concealment Numbered container method

No. of arms 2
Purpose of intervention Educational,Counseling,Training
Type of intervention
Interventions/Control_1 Participants received rational emotive behavioural education programme. The intervention isa 12-session treatment programme designed to decease social anxiety symptoms among school children with stuttering deficit.
Interventions/Control_2 Participants in Control grou did notreceive rational emotive behavioural education programme.

Age-lower limit
11 years-old <=
Age-upper limit
18 years-old >=
Gender Male and Female
Key inclusion criteria The participants were selected based on the following inclusion criteria: 1) readily available for the study, 2) must be a secondary school student, and 3) being identified by the instrument.
Key exclusion criteria We also considered that any student who is taking external examination, and currently receiving intervention from others was excluded from the study.
Target sample size 146

Research contact person
Name of lead principal investigator
1st name Godwin
Middle name C.
Last name Abiogu
Organization University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Division name Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education
Zip code 410001
Address Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
TEL +2347066725165

Public contact
Name of contact person
1st name Moses
Middle name Onyemaechi
Last name Ede
Organization University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Division name Department of Educational Foundations
Zip code 410001
Address Moses O. Ede, Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education.
TEL +2347066725165
Homepage URL


Funding Source
Organization University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State
Category of Funding Organization Other
Nationality of Funding Organization

Other related organizations
Name of secondary funder(s)

IRB Contact (For public release)
Organization University of Nigeria
Address Department of Educational Foundations (Guidance and Counselling Unit), Room 203, Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Tel +2347066725165

Secondary IDs
Secondary IDs NO
Study ID_1
Org. issuing International ID_1
Study ID_2
Org. issuing International ID_2

Institutions University of Nigeria (Nsukka)

Other administrative information
Date of disclosure of the study information
2020 Year 06 Month 09 Day

Related information
URL releasing protocol Not applicable
Publication of results Unpublished

URL related to results and publications Not applicable
Number of participants that the trial has enrolled 146
Results The result showed that there was no significant difference between the participants exposed to rational emotive behavioural education (REBE) and no-contact control groups with regards to sustainable value systems as measured by LVI at the posttest. Additionally, the results showed that REBE is significantly impactful in teaching students sustainable value system at the post treatment and follow-up measures respectively
Results date posted
2020 Year 06 Month 09 Day
Results Delayed
Results Delay Reason
Date of the first journal publication of results
Baseline Characteristics Studies showed that unvalued life, moral decadency, and promiscuity life are common among Nigerian secondary schools students and those acts are described unruly, faulting the institutional core values. These acts have led youngsters to cultism, rape, teenage pregnancy, prostitution, sexual harassment drug abuse, and indecent dressing in Nigerian.
Participant flow Not applicable
Adverse events There is no adverse event observed.
Outcome measures LVI
Plan to share IPD IPD will be shared any time it is needed by any person or body
IPD sharing Plan description Any persons that needs it should contact

Recruitment status Completed
Date of protocol fixation
2014 Year 08 Month 29 Day
Date of IRB
2014 Year 08 Month 15 Day
Anticipated trial start date
2014 Year 09 Month 02 Day
Last follow-up date
2015 Year 06 Month 18 Day
Date of closure to data entry
2015 Year 08 Month 14 Day
Date trial data considered complete
2015 Year 09 Month 18 Day
Date analysis concluded
2015 Year 10 Month 25 Day

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