Pilot of standardized cognitive behavioral therapy for young adults with sickle cell disease


A pilot study looking at an adult-based non-pharmacologic interventional trial in collaboration with psychologist who has expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adolescents with chronic disease and intellectual disability and developing processes towards independence in non-Sickle Cell Disease settings.

I'm interested

Male or Female
18 years and over
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
Inclusion Criteria:

• 18 to 24 years old
• diagnosis of sickle cell anemia
• transitioning to adult care at UMMC from pediatric care for SCD
Exclusion Criteria:

• unable to speak and write English
• have had more than 2 visits as a new patient in the adult UMMC sickle cell clinic

Blood Disorders, Mental Health & Addiction

SCD, sickle cell, sickle cell anemia, Clinics and Surgery Center (CSC)

Sharon Hwee -
Alexander Boucher