Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
19/08/2005
Date assigned
21/09/2005
Last edited
13/08/2007
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

http://www.moodgym.anu.edu.au

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof Helen Christensen

ORCID ID

Contact details

Centre for Mental Health Research
Australian National University
Canberra
0200
Australia
+61 (0)261258409
helen.christensen@anu.edu.au

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To investigate whether the length of the MoodGYM program (i.e. the number and combination of modules undertaken by the user) is related to treatment outcome, and which sub-components of the program are associated with anxiety and depression reduction.

Ethics approval

Added as of 13/08/2007: Approved by the Australian National University Human Ethics Committee.

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Depression

Intervention

The MoodGYM website, an evidence-based depression prevention program. Six versions of the website will be evaluated.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

The change in participants' symptoms of depression and anxiety after completing their version of the MoodGYM program.

Secondary outcome measures

No secondary outcome measures

Overall trial start date

01/01/2005

Overall trial end date

01/12/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Participants will be individuals who register on the MoodGYM website and who consent to be randomised to a condition in the trial.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

500

Participant exclusion criteria

Individuals who register on the MoodGYM website and who do not consent to participation in the trial. These individuals will be directed to the 'full' MoodGYM site, rather than a version of the site being evaluated in this trial. Individuals who consent to participation in the research project but who opt to choose their treatment condition are also not included in the randomised controlled trial (RCT).

Recruitment start date

01/01/2005

Recruitment end date

01/12/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Australia

Trial participating centre

Centre for Mental Health Research
Canberra
0200
Australia

Sponsor information

Organisation

Australian National University - Centre for Mental Health Research

Sponsor details

-
Canberra
0200
Australia
+61 (0)261258409
helen.christensen@anu.edu.au

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

http://www.anu.edu.au/cmhr

Funders

Funder type

Research council

Funder name

Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Program Grant to the Centre for Mental Health Research

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Results: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=16938144

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Christensen H, Griffiths KM, Mackinnon AJ, Brittliffe K, Online randomized controlled trial of brief and full cognitive behaviour therapy for depression., Psychol Med, 2006, 36, 12, 1737-1746, doi: 10.1017/S0033291706008695.

Additional files

Editorial Notes