Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
19/09/2012
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof Peter Cooper

ORCID ID

Contact details

University of Reading
3 Earley Gate
Whiteknights Road
Reading
RG6 6AL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 33 6974 or 33 6063
p.j.cooper@reading.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

MCH 01-44

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To produce a treatment manual for the prevention of postnatal depression. To evaluate the impact of this treatment on maternal mood, the mother-infant relationship and infant development outcome. To determine whether this treatment can be delivered effectively by trained NHS Health Visitors.

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

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Condition

Postpartum depression

Intervention

Not provided at time of registration

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Report in medical, health visitor and psychiatric journals. The treatment will be revised in the light of the study findings and made available in the form of a manual to Health Visitor services.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/10/1996

Overall trial end date

01/10/2000

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

240 women at risk from postpartum depression

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

240

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/10/1996

Recruitment end date

01/10/2000

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University of Reading
Reading
RG6 6AL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHS R&D 'Time-Limited' National Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Mother and Child Health National Research and Development Programme (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

1. 2006 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16984677

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Petrou S, Cooper P, Murray L, Davidson LL, Cost-effectiveness of a preventive counseling and support package for postnatal depression., Int J Technol Assess Health Care, 2006, 22, 4, 443-453, doi: 10.1017/S0266462306051361.

Additional files

Editorial Notes