Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
08/09/2015
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Stopped
Recruitment status
Stopped

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr Mike Garnham

ORCID ID

Contact details

Oakdale Therapy Centre
Calderdale Royal Hospital
Halifax
HX3 0PW
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0266125386

Study information

Scientific title

Is acupuncture effective in improving the course of recovery from depression?

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To determine whether the use of additionally applied acupuncture to known psychoactive points can improve the course of recovery from depression and to determine its acceptability as a treatment.

Updated 08/09/2015: the trial did not go ahead due to changes in staffing affecting the ability to deliver the intervention.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Depression

Intervention

Single-blind placebo-controlled randomised controlled trial

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Presentation at local level and publication

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2003

Overall trial end date

01/10/2004

Reason abandoned

Lack of staff/facilities/resources

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients between 18-60 attending clinic for first time

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not meet inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/09/2003

Recruitment end date

01/10/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Calderdale Royal Hospital
Halifax
HX3 0PW
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

South West Yorkshire Mental Health NHS Trust (UK)

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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes