Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
17/09/2012
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

Dr Chris Mace

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Psychotherapy
South Warwickshire Combined Care NHS Trust
Yew Tree House
87 Radford Rd
Leamington Spa
CV31 1JQ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1926 313126

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0229094132

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

What is a Balint Group? What is their principal contribution to medical training?

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

Other

Patient information sheet

Condition

Training in general practice and psychiatry

Intervention

Two stage project. Initial postal survey of all current case discussion groups known to the British Balint Society to establish operational definition of Balint method. Second stage is prospective randomised comparison of Balint training experience versus participation in evidence-based medicine seminars for trainees in general practice and psychiatry.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Brief postal questionnaire.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

09/01/2000

Overall trial end date

30/09/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Group leaders of ongoing Balint seminars with medical participants. Second stage is prospective randomised comparison of Balint training experience versus participation in evidence-based medicine seminars for trainees in general practice and psychiatry.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Other

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

09/01/2000

Recruitment end date

30/09/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Psychotherapy
Leamington Spa
CV31 1JQ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

South Warwickshire Combined Care 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